Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Best Breakfast Cookies

I'm always trying different things for breakfast that will also work great for snacks. Last weekend I made breakfast cookies. I made 2 batches because they sounded so good. Then I kept them in the refrigerator to last throughout the week. 

I knew this week would be draining for me, since I started teaching a new semester.

I have to say that these are the best breakfast cookies I've ever made! They were a hit with the whole family! They are gluten free, egg free, filled with protein, and yummy!

Breakfast Cookies

These cookies work great for a snack to! The boys are always hungry after they've been at the Y. These cookies are loaded with protein, and don't have a lot of sugar! I kind of think of honey similar to sugar. It is local honey I used. I didn't use peanut butter, or almond butter that is made with added sugar. Bananas are more of a starchy fruit, which turns to sugar, but do contain potassium.

I used a coffee grinder to grind up my flaxseed. I've read that it's better to eat flaxseed that is ground up right before you use it. I don't have almond flour, or oat flour on hand, so I just ground both of them in my food processor when a recipe calls for them.

Of course we had other things with them: A Green Smoothie, Steamed Kale, A Fried Egg, Pomegranate Seeds (for Isaak and I), Blueberries (for Mica), A Banana (for Dad), and Black Coffee (for Mom and Dad).

These were a hit!

They do have a banana taste to them, but are harder like a cookie. 


Unknown said...

These look delish! Pinning for sure.

Leah said...

Cookies for breakfast! That sounds awesome...I really think my kids would like this!

Leah said...

You can't go wrong with cookies for breakfast! I think my kids would really like these.

Unknown said...

These look great! I will have to see if my boys like them!

Theresa Mahoney said...

These would be great for after workouts! I am printing off the recipe now and going to whip up a batch this weekend. Thanks for sharing!

Jamie | Jamie's Recipe said...

How fun! My kiddos would think I was the best mom ever if I fed them breakfast cookies!

Anonymous said...

Really - only 1/2 teaspoon dark chocolate chips - or is that a typo?

An Apel a Day said...


That was a typo. I fixed it. It's a 1/2 cup of Dark Chocolate Chips. Sorry about that!

Ai Sakura said...

Mmm yummy! I need to start baking more again haha..

Hope this week back at school went well for you. Yay to the weekend :)

Ai @ Sakura Haruka

Masshole Mommy said...

Those sound so good. They'd be very filling for those mornings when I workout.

Harry Flashman said...

I bet those would be really great with coffee in the morning!

Jean | said...

I would happily have those for breakfast (minus the chocolate chips)! They'd be great to carry in one's purse on a busy day. Might prevent a regrettable trip through the fast-food drive-thru!

~ Noelle said...

You know, this would be great for you to post and link with my Friday Feast :)

(I want to try these... maybe the "cookie" part will get Marc to try them!)

Here is my post if you want to link up ;)

Eat To Live said...

My Daughter makes me something like this sometime.

Melissa said...

These look good! I like the flavor combination and the high protein content.

Stopping by from Noelle's linky. Have a great day!


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