“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” I’m sure you’ve heard that more times than you can remember. But, what about those days when the snooze button keeps calling your name? When you fell asleep while writing a paper and now only have an hour to finish it and get to class? When you’re the basketball team’s snack parent and the vegan doughnut shop is thirty minutes away? Breakfast may be important, but not everyone has time to whip up a good breakfast and sit down to eat it. That’s why breakfast bars and cookies are great — you can take eat them on the go!
That’s why we found 15 vegan breakfast bars and cookies from our Food Monster App! They are delicious, filling, and perfect for when you need a quick snack or breakfast!
1. Cacao Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Bars
Cacao, peanut butter, and oats come together to create these chewy bars of breakfast perfection. These Cacao Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Bars by Taylor Kiser are gluten-free, wholesome, rich, and perfect for busy mornings. Oh, and they all come together in just one bowl! Perfect.
2. Chia Seed and Banana Breakfast Cookies
These Chia Seed and Banana Breakfast Cookies by Vicky Coates are loaded with protein, seeds, oats and whole grains for a cookie that packs some serious health benefits. They are the healthiest breakfast cookies…ever! They are both gluten-free and refined sugar free, which makes them an awesome snack, as well!
3. High-Protein Cake Batter Breakfast Bars
Cake: It’s what’s for breakfast. When you wake up craving something sweet, you no longer need to curb the impulse to eat dessert first, thanks to these High-Protein Cake Batter Breakfast Bars by Real Food Really Fast: Delicious Plant-Based Recipes Ready in 10 Minutes or Less. The protein-rich base boasts a vibrant rainbow of sprinkles, nuts, and chocolates, right alongside a powerful dose of vital nutrients to help you power through the morning. Soft and chewy, with a hearty crunch in every bite, don’t even call them “protein bars” when you should just call them “delicious.”
4. Almond Lemon Poppy Breakfast Cookies
These cookies are pretty similar to a handful of granola, except you’ll find them to be a simpler on-the-go breakfast than the latter. This is the perfect healthy, yummy, grab and go breakfast for you, your kids, really anyone! Try these Almond Lemon Poppy Breakfast Cookies by Jessica Bose out!
Everyone wants cookies for breakfast and these bars let you do just that while still feeling like an adult. These Cookie Dough Oatmeal Breakfast Bars by Taylor Kiser are designed to give you all the nutrients you need to start your day with all of the flavors of delicious cookie dough. Finally, you can have the best of both worlds in bar-form.
6. 1 Bowl Coconut Oatmeal Cookies
Source: 1 Bowl Coconut Oatmeal Cookies
7. Salted Caramel Breakfast Oat Bars
A delicious, comforting and healthy baked oat bar, packed full of nutrients and flavour and topped with a healthy, sticky salted caramel glaze! These Salted Caramel Breakfast Oat Bars by Vicky Coates are quick, easy and delicious and are gluten-free, vegan and high protein!
8. Whole Wheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Sandwiches
These Whole Wheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Sandwiches by Travis Piper are delicious, flavorful, and so hearty! Just place some vegan whipped cream, ice cream, or marshmallow spread between two for a gooey treat!
9. No-Bake Apricot Granola Bars
Source: No-Bake Apricot Granola Bars
Grain-free, gluten-free vegan granola bars, sweetened with brown rice syrup. They have a chewy, fruity texture with the added bonus of crunchy pumpkin seeds. Rich in protein, healthy fats and iron, these No-Bake Apricot Granola Bars by Amy Height are perfect for a quick breakfast, workout refueling or as a healthy dessert option!
10. Apple Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies
These Apple Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies by Julie Zimmer are soft, chewy, healthy and tasty. Low in granulated sugar and made with oats, apple sauce and fresh cashew purée, they’re great as a mid-day snack or to boost your energy before going to the gym.
11. Raspberry and Chia Jam Oat Bars
Source: Raspberry and Chia Jam Oat Bars
Oats and fruit is one combination that always works and no more so than in these Raspberry and Chia Jam Oat Bars by Vicky Coates. They would make the perfect quick breakfast served with vegan yogurt or an on the go snack.
12. Sunflower Seed Butter Oatmeal Cookies
What’s so great about sunflower seed butter? It’s peanut-free, tree-nut free, and gluten-free, so it’s great for people with these types of food allergies. It also has 1/3 less saturated fat than peanut butter and 27 percent of your daily recommended allowance of Vitamin E in one serving, and it’s high in iron, fiber, and protein. You will love these Sunflower Seed Butter Oatmeal Cookies by Jennifer Strohmeyer!
13. Chewy Chai-Spiced Breakfast Protein Bars With Maple-Cashew Icing
Does your day start bright and early? Then these soft and chewy protein bars are sure to keep you full all morning long! They’re flavored with chai spices and topped with a sweet and creamy maple-cashew icing — anybody who doesn’t know otherwise might mistake them for a snack cake. You could even snack on these Chewy Chai-Spiced Breakfast Protein Bars With Maple-Cashew Icing by Erin Druga after your workouts!
14. Peanut Butter and Jelly Breakfast Bars
Peanut butter and jelly. Was there ever a more perfect combo? These Peanut Butter and Jelly Breakfast Bars by Tori Cooper have a soft, slightly crumbly peanut butter exterior and a filling of homemade jelly. The inside can be whatever flavor you want, like the traditional grape, strawberry, or even apple. These are perfect for breakfast on-the-go, but they might not make it through the week.
15. Cranberry Walnut Oatmeal Cookies
Source: Cranberry Walnut Oatmeal Cookies
These Cranberry Walnut Oatmeal Cookies by Medha Swaminathan are healthy enough to enjoy for breakfast or a snack, but delicious enough for a satisfying dessert. Made from rolled oats, they are entirely vegan and gluten-free, and they come together in 25 minutes or less!
Enjoyed these vegan breakfast bars and cookies? Hungry for more? Check out How Our Bloggers Make Vegan Breakfast On-The Go! or Don’t Skip Breakfast! Here are 5 On-the-Go Easy and Healthy Meals to Take With You!
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