Homemade Breakfast Cookies are perfect for mornings on the go! Start your day on a sweet note with these soft baked, perfectly spiced, hearty chocolate chip breakfast cookies.
Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies
If you are anything like me, mornings are a little chaotic. These breakfast cookies are a total lifesaver on busy days – and my kids love them, too! Studded with raisins and chocolate chips, loaded with oats, and perfectly spiced, start your day right with cookies for breakfast.
Bake a batch of these chocolate chip breakfast cookies on Sunday to enjoy throughout the week. They’re an easy grab-and-go breakfast on your way out the door, simplifying the morning hustle.
Why You’ll Love this Breakfast Cookies Recipe:
- HEARTY: There is so much flavor and texture packed into each cookie. Enjoy these with a cup of coffee, a slather of peanut butter, or crumbled on top of a bowl of yogurt.
- MAKE AHEAD: These cookies keep well all week long and they’re freezer-friendly, too.
- KID-FRIENDLY: Kids of all ages will love having cookies for breakfast! Customize these cookies with their favorite add-ins.
Made with simple pantry ingredients, these cookies are so quick and easy to whip up. Most importantly, they taste amazing!
How to Make Breakfast Cookies
Be sure to see the recipe card below for full ingredients & instructions!
- Whisk the dry ingredients together.
- Beat the wet ingredients together.
- Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
- Fold in the chocolate chips, raisins, and flaxseeds.
- Scoop the dough onto lined baking sheets.
- Bake and let cool.
For best results, I recommend quick cook oats (not instant) for this cookie recipe. If you don’t have quick-cook oats on hand, pulse old-fashioned oats in a blender or food processor a few times to break them up. Measure 1½ cups of oats after pulsing them.
Swap flaxseeds for any other kind of seed-like sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds, or omit completely.
While I haven’t personally tested a gluten-free version of this recipe, try replacing the flour with a 1:1 gluten-free flour replacement and make sure you are using certified gluten-free oats.
I don’t recommend it. Chilling the cookie dough prevents the cookies from spreading too much while they bake.
Store baked cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, and in the freezer for up to 3 months.
These raisin, chocolate chip, and oatmeal cookies aren’t just for breakfast! They’re a delicious mid-afternoon snack, lunchtime treat, or dessert.
- For consistent, uniform cookies, I love using a cookie scoop. A 2 tablespoon-size cookie scoop is perfect for these breakfast cookies.
- These cookies are done baking when the edges are just set and the bottoms are slightly browned, about 10-12 minutes. Try not to overbake them!
Take the hassle out of mornings with these make-ahead breakfast cookies.
Can I make these cookies without raisins?
Yes, you can make these cookies without raisins. If you’d like to replace the raisins, use an equal amount of dried cranberries or cherries, chopped nuts, or seeds.
Can I use any kind of chocolate chips?
Yes! Use your favorite kind – mini, milk, dark, white, or even butterscotch chips are all delicious choices.
Can I freeze this cookie dough?
Yes! To freeze the cookie dough, flash freeze the raw cookie dough balls in a flat layer (so they don’t stick together), place the frozen cookie dough balls into an airtight container, and freeze for up to 3 months. To bake the frozen cookie dough balls, add an extra 2 minutes of baking time.
More Easy Breakfast Recipes We Love
- Sausage Breakfast Casserole
- Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
- S’mores Breakfast Parfait
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls
- Sheet Pan Breakfast Pizza
Sure to keep you full and satisfied until lunch, grab a couple breakfast cookies before you run out the door!
More Homemade Cookie Recipes to Try:
- S’more Brownie Cookies
- Mocha Cookies
- Salted Caramel Brownie Cookies
- Gingerbread Cookies
- White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
- Nutella Stuffed Cookies
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