22 Cookies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

There is a time and a place for cookies, and breakfast usually doesn't fit the bill. Sadly, choosing to eat cookies for breakfast is often written off as an infantile, uninformed decision. But the magnificent breakfast cookie -- a cookie crafted specifically for breakfast -- has the power to change this.

Yes, the breakfast cookie offers an acceptably convenient, healthful and delicious start to the morning. These recipes are lower in sugar than the average cookie, packed with nutrients and, with ingredients like heart-healthy nuts and fiber-rich oats, can hardly be considered a "junk" food. No one will have the right to scold you for eating cookies for breakfast.

Better yet, breakfast cookies can be made in batches and refrigerated or frozen for the future. On rushed mornings, you won't have to choose between brushing your hair or feeding yourself. You will be able to do both. Join Team Breakfast Cookies with one of these 22 inspiring recipes below.

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