Low Calorie Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Breakfast Cookies

These Low Calorie Breakfast Cookies are just 86 calories each! They are basically a bowl of oatmeal baked into cookie form, and I included 10 flavors to choose from. So you can choose your favorite cookie flavors (chocolate chip, white chocolate macadamia, oatmeal raisin) or your favorite oatmeal flavors (peaches and cream, blueberry lemon, strawberries and cream).

Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 
  • 1 cup All-Natural Zero Calorie Brown Sugar (see recipe card below)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 cups quick oats
  • Add-Ins (Choose One Flavor Below)

Low Calorie Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Breakfast Cookies Meal Prep and Storage

Meal Prep: You can bake the cookies ahead of time and place in a bag or cover and store for later. These make great meal prepped breakfasts!
Storage: Will hold for 6 days in the fridge. Or one month in the freezer.
Reheating: You can reheat in an oven at 200-250 degrees until warmed through.

Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Low Calorie Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Low Calorie Breakfast Cookies (10 FLAVORS!)

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These Low Calorie Breakfast Cookies are just 86 calories, so you can have more than one for breakfast!
With 10 flavors I know you'll find one or more that you love. You can also divide the batter into 2-4 bowls and add different add-ins to each to make several flavors at once.
Special Tip:These are the ultimate meal prepped breakfast! Just grab 2-3 and run out the door!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 15 servings
Calories 86 kcal



Healthy Breakfast Cookies:

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temp
  • 1 cup All-Natural Zero Calorie Brown Sugar or traditional light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 cups quick oats
  • Add-Ins (Choose One Flavor Below)

Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies:

  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

White Chocolate Macadamia Breakfast Cookies:

  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped macadamia nuts

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies:

  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Cranberry Orange Breakfast Cookies:

  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • Zest of 1 orange

Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Cookies:

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Strawberries and Cream Breakfast Cookies:

  • ½ cup freeze dried strawberries
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips

Peaches and Cream Breakfast Cookies:

  • ½ cup chopped dried peaches
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips

Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Cookies:

  • 1 cup diced apples
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Chocolate Coconut Breakfast Cookies:

  • ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

“Trail Mix” Breakfast Cookies:

  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • ¼ cup almonds
  • ¼ cup cashews
  • ¼ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup raisins


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, and any zest or cinnamon required for your flavor choice.
  • In a separate large bowl or standing mixer whisk butter and sugar, add in egg and vanilla.
  • Mix in apple sauce and ⅓ cup of water.
  • Slowly add the dry flour mixture, and mix until just combined.
  • Add in the oats and and remaining add ins and mix until just combined.
  • Place in fridge for 15 minutes minimum or overnight.
  • Using an ice cream scoop dollop out tennis ball sized dollops of cookie dough, giving enough room for a little spreading.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown.
  • Serve hot, or store for breakfasts on the go and enjoy cold.



Serving: 1cookieCalories: 86kcalCarbohydrates: 13.1gProtein: 2.5gFat: 2.6gSaturated Fat: 1.2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 96mgPotassium: 57mgFiber: 1.4gSugar: 1gCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Healthy Breakfast Cookies, Low Calorie Breakfast Cookies, Skinny Breakfast Cookies, Weight Loss Breakfast Cookies
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About the Author

Hi, my name is Audrey Johns and I am a 4 time best selling cookbook author! All 4 of my low calorie cookbooks are published by HarperCollins (the oldest publishing house in the US!) and have been featured on prominent TV shows like The Today Show, Rachael Ray and The Doctors. I am a low calorie and healthy recipe authority and my delicious recipes are tried and loved by thousands of readers. 

After a one year 150 pound weight loss (and I’ve kept it off for 13 years!) I started sharing all of my low calorie recipes with the world. They are always all-natural and geared around weight loss and weight management. I have even made some of these recipes with my Biggest Loser pal Bob Harper! Check out my weight loss story, my best selling cookbooks, and my numerous TV appearances by clicking here.

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