Start your day off right with these Amazing Vegan Breakfast Cookies!

Amazing Vegan Breakfast Cookies

Jam packed with healthy plant-powered ingredients these Amazing Vegan Breakfast Cookies are a delicious way to start the day! They’re half cookie and half granola bar, absolutely delicious, and will keep you full and satisfied all morning.

Vegan Breakfast Cookies

What you need to know about these Amazing Vegan Breakfast Cookies!

  1. Very quick to make
  2. Contain no oil or refined sugar
  3. Gluten-free if made with gluten-free oats
  4. Ridiculously delicious
  5. Super duper healthy
  6. Full of fiber
Vegan Breakfast Cookies

What’s in these Amazing Vegan Breakfast Cookies?

Some of the healthiest ingredients you could wish for to start the day off right. You can substitute your favorite nut butter, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, etc. Perhaps you might even want to add a handful of dark chocolate chips if you feel so inclined.

  • old fashioned rolled oats
  • nuts – walnuts, cashews, hazelnuts, almonds etc
  • seeds – flaxseeds, pumpkin, hemp, chia
  • dried fruit – cranberries, cherries, raisins, apricots, dates
  • spices – cinnamon, cardamom, ginger
  • nut butter – cashew, almond, peanut
Vegan Breakfast Cookies

How do I make them?

EASY!

  • Make the flax egg by mixing the ground flaxseeds with warm water and allowing to sit for 10 minutes to thicken.
  • Place the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl mix the wet ingredients.
  • Pour the wet into the dry. Stir well to combine.
  • Bake.
  • Eat!
Vegan Breakfast Cookies

Health benefits of Oats!

  • Rich in Nutrients: Oats are a good source of important vitamins and minerals such as manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, and B vitamins like thiamin and folate.
  • High in Fiber: Oats are particularly rich in soluble fiber, specifically beta-glucan. This type of fiber helps reduce cholesterol levels, improve blood sugar control, and promote a feeling of fullness, aiding in weight management and digestive health.
  • Heart Health: The soluble fiber in oats, particularly beta-glucan, has been extensively studied for its beneficial effects on heart health. Regular consumption of oats has been linked to lower levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol and total cholesterol, thus reducing the risk of heart disease.
  • May Help Manage Blood Sugar Levels: Due to their high fiber content, oats have a relatively low glycemic index, meaning they cause a slower and more gradual increase in blood sugar levels compared to refined grains. This can be beneficial for individuals with diabetes or those looking to maintain stable blood sugar levels.
  • Supports Digestive Health: Oats are an excellent source of both soluble and insoluble fiber, which promote healthy digestion by preventing constipation and supporting regular bowel movements.
  • Weight Management: The fiber and protein content in oats can help you feel full and satisfied for longer periods, reducing overall calorie intake and aiding in weight management.
  • Antioxidant Properties: Oats contain various antioxidants, including avenanthramides, which have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These compounds help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer.
  • May Lower Blood Pressure: Some studies suggest that regular consumption of oats may help lower blood pressure levels, potentially reducing the risk of hypertension and related cardiovascular conditions.
  • Versatility: Oats are incredibly versatile and can be incorporated into a wide variety of dishes, including oatmeal, granola, smoothies, baked goods, and savory recipes.
Vegan Breakfast Cookies

What equipment do I need to make Amazing Vegan Breakfast Cookies?

A good sturdy baking sheet and either parchment paper or  Silicone Baking Mats. 

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I hope you love these Amazing Vegan Breakfast Cookies! If you whip them up let me know how they worked out for you! Please leave a comment and rate the recipe!!

Vegan Breakfast Cookies

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Amazing Vegan Breakfast Cookies

5 from 1 review

A deliciously healthy and satisfying breakfast cookie.

  • Author: Mary Callan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 15 cookies 1x
  • Category: breakfast,
  • Diet: Vegan

Ingredients


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2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds

6 tablespoons warm water

2 cups old fashioned rolled oats (gluten free if desired)

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger (optional)

3/4 cup cashew butter (or almond or peanut butter if you prefer)

1/2 cup of maple OR date syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup hemp seeds

1/2 cup dried fruit (cranberries, raisins, chopped dates or apricots, cherries etc)

1/3 cup almonds or your favorite nut (raw, unsalted)

1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)


Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silcone liner.
  2. To make the flax egg, place 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed in a bowl, add 6 tablespoons warm water and whisk. Set aside for at least 10 minutes to the “egg” to thicken.
  3. Place the oats, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon and ground ginger (if using) in a bowl, stir well.
  4. Whisk together the flax egg, maple or date syrup, vanilla extract and cashew butter until smooth.
  5. Add the dry ingredients into the wet. Combine.
  6. Sprinkle in the nuts, seeds, dried fruit and dark chocolate chips if using. Stir well, the mixture will be sticky.
  7. Scoop out the batter, about two tablespoons at a time, roll into a ball and place on the baking tray. Lightly press down to flatten the top.
  8. Bake for approximately 18 minutes or until just firm. Remove from the oven.
  9. Transfer to a baking rack and cool before eating.


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