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Who said you can't have cookies for breakfast? These hearty, filling, and healthy mounds of oats, seeds, and dried fruit are held together with almond butter and a secret ingredient that we'd never thought of before. Vijay, Recipe Hunter

Vijay Nathan, NoshOnIt Recipe Hunter and Chef


Gluten Free Breakfast Cookies

Who said you can’t have cookies for breakfast?

Our parents always told us that we couldn’t have cookies for breakfast. Now that we’re grown up, we’re breaking the rules and not saying sorry. Lucky for us, we don’t have to feel bad about that morning indulgence with these “breakfast cookies” from Sally. They’re loaded with oats, dried fruit, and seeds and sweetened with maple syrup. The most creative part of this recipe, however, is what’s hiding inside. Instead of eggs, Sally uses almond butter and…wait for it…a mashed banana to hold the batter together and add a touch of all-natural sweetness. Since these cookies are dairy-free, they’ll keep good in an airtight container on the counter for days meaning that you can mix them up once and enjoy them all week. They are hearty and dense, keeping you full for hours and ready to tackle the day ahead.


Sally McKenney

Recipe Developer, Photographer, Food Writer

Sally McKenney from Sally's Baking Addiction

Sally's Baking Addiction is a fun, friendly place for readers to find their passion for baking. It's all about original, innovative recipes that are approachable for novice and experienced bakers. I'm a self-taught baker and my readers learn along the way with me!

You might have to pick your jaw up off the floor after visiting Sally’s Baking Addiction where recipe developer and photographer Sally McKenney shares her mix of healthy and indulgent treats along with drool-worthy photography. This is the kind of blog you visit and can’t stop poking around because everything looks and sounds amazing! Her recipes are fun, playful, and creative, using nostalgic ingredients like candies we loved as kids or putting her unique twist on old favorites. One of the things we love the most is that Sally is completely a self-taught baker who has learned as she goes. Lucky for us, we can join in her adventures and become our own master baker along the way!

Head over to Sally’s Baking Addiction and say hello to Sally on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.


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