Recipe: Breakfast Cookies

Last updated: March 22, 2023, at 4:55 a.m. PT

Originally published: July 21, 2020, at 4:57 p.m. PT

breakfast cookies

These tasty cookies can be eaten at any time of the day, but we call them Breakfast Cookies because they are wholesome enough to have a seat at the breakfast table!

Yields:  12-15 Cookies
Total Preparation Time: 30 Minutes


  • 6 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup oat flour*
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup nut/seed butter (peanut, almond, sunflower)
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil (or butter)
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/4 cup raisins or chocolate chips

*Make oat flour by putting an equal amount of rolled oats in a blender or food processor until fine.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or greased foil.
  2. Mix oats, oat flour, coconut, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl until well-combined.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk egg, nut butter, coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into the dry and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  5. Add your nuts and raisins (or chocolate chips) and fold gently into the dough.
  6. Scoop cookie dough onto prepared sheet and press gently with a fork to flatten slightly.
  7. Bake 10-14 minutes or until golden brown and set.
  8. Cool on sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
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