No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies

One bowl and ten minutes is all you’ll need to have dessert for breakfast- With a healthy makeover! These No Bake Protein Packed Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast cookies are single serving, gluten, sugar and dairy free with a vegan option too! 

{Single Serve} No Bake Healthy Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies- One bowl and ten minutes is all you'll need to have dessert for breakfast- With a healthy makeover! These No Bake Protein Packed Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast cookies are single serving, gluten, sugar and dairy free with a vegan option too! @thebigmansworld -thebigmansworld.com

Oh sprinkles.

How you take my (already lacking) masculinity away from me even further. 

When I first made this recipe, it looked like plain, pale coloured cookies. Delicious, but had I shown you them, you’d never have guessed they tasted like vanilla cake batter

Let’s use real life examples here. 

My friend Lauren- 

“How do you know your soft serve is vanilla flavoured?”

“Because it’s white. It also MUST have sprinkles”

My friend Luke- 

“How do you know your cake is vanilla flavoured?”

“Because I bought it and it said vanilla on it. It also has sprinkles”

My sister-

“How would you know those muffins are vanilla flavoured?”

“I like chocolate muffins.”

Thanks Niki. You’ve once again proved to be as useful as decaffeinated coffee.

{Single Serve} No Bake Healthy Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies- One bowl and ten minutes is all you'll need to have dessert for breakfast- With a healthy makeover! These No Bake Protein Packed Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast cookies are single serving, gluten, sugar and dairy free with a vegan option too! @thebigmansworld -thebigmansworld.com

 To distinguish these breakfast cookies as vanilla, I needed to add sprinkles. So be it. I’m fine with that, as long as you don’t make comments like “It’s great seeing little Indian girls who blog.” That still stings. I also still need to get a hair cut. 

Back to this recipe. As mentioned last week, I’m going to (try to!) share one no bake single serve cookie or breakfast cookie dough recipe a week. I asked on Facebook two weeks ago between this recipe and today’s and the former was clearly victorious. I recently put forth the same question pitting today’s recipe versus a spin on this healthy apple and cinnamon rice pudding, and voila- You ask, I deliver (virtually). 

Let’s talk about these  healthy No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies. These have the taste and texture of cake batter (just like my all time favourite oatmeal) minus the usual ingredients- Butter, flour, sugar and raw eggs. Like all my other no bake recipes, these have a healthy makeover- Without sacrificing on taste! They are high in protein, sugar free (if you omit the sprinkles which I completely support!), gluten free and vegan. They take 10 minutes to whip up, or less than 8 (if you omit the sprinkles which I once again, completely support). This is also single serving and make at least three, giant cookies so no excuses for being unsatisfied here. 

{Single Serve} No Bake Healthy Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies- One bowl and ten minutes is all you'll need to have dessert for breakfast- With a healthy makeover! These No Bake Protein Packed Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast cookies are single serving, gluten, sugar and dairy free with a vegan option too! @thebigmansworld -thebigmansworld.com

Confession- While they can be eaten in cookie form, I love adding an extra bit more milk to make it like an actual thick batter and just eat it with a spoon. Sue me. (Please don’t)

Whether you want it in batter form or cookie form- I won’t judge. Make these healthy No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies and start your morning off like you’re eating dessert…Healthy style.

Healthy No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies- Thick, soft and chewy cookies which taste like dessert- NO butter, oil, flour or sugar and packed with protein! {vegan, gluten free, paleo recipe}- thebigmansworld.com


No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies

One bowl and ten minutes is all you'll need to have dessert for breakfast- With a healthy makeover! These No Bake Protein Packed Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast cookies are single serving, gluten, sugar and dairy free with a vegan option too!
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Servings: 1
Author: Arman

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup gluten free oat bran
  • 1/4 cup gluten free oat flour gluten free rolled oats ground to a flour
  • 1 scoop vanilla flavoured protein powder*
  • 1-2 T sweetener of choice**
  • 2 T mild tasting nut butter of choice I used cashew butter and coconut butter
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla essence/extract
  • 1/4-1/2 cup dairy free milk of choice I used unsweetened vanilla almond milk***
  • Sprinkles optional

Instructions

  • Line a large plate with baking paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the oat bran, oat flour, protein powder, sea salt and mix well. Add the nut butter of choice and mix through until the batter is very crumbly.
  • Add the vanilla extract/essence and using a tablespoon, add the milk of choice until a very thick batter is formed. Stir through sprinkles and form into three to four large balls and place on the lined plate. Press firmly into a cookie shape and top with extra sprinkles.
  • Eat immediately or for a firmer cookie (and ones which can be portable and left at room temperature), refrigerate or freeze for at least 30 minutes.

Notes

* If you use an unflavoured protein powder, up the vanilla essence to 1/2 teaspoon and ensure you add the sweetener of choice
** If you're protein powder isn't overly sweet or you want a very sweet cookie, add the sweetener of choice.
*** Depending on the protein powder you use, you may need more or less liquid. Different vegan blends react differently.
If not strictly vegan, I'd recommend using a casein or blended protein powder
Cookies can be kept at room temperature
Tried this recipe?Give us a shout at @thebigmansworld or tag #thebigmansworld!
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Healthy No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Cookies- One bowl and ten minutes is all you'll need to have dessert for breakfast- With a healthy makeover! These No Bake Protein Packed Vanilla Cake Batter cookies are soft and chewy! Gluten, sugar and dairy free with a vegan and paleo option too!

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    88 thoughts on “No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Breakfast Cookies

    1. Is it weird if I’ve never been a big sprinkle fan? Sure they look good, but the flavor is nonexistent so I always went for things like chocolate chips or peanut butter clusters. Either way, these DO look fancy with the colorful specks on top so I support the decision. They look delicious and I would eat all six. I mean three….double batch?

    2. Ok first of all, I lol’d at your sister’s example. Second of all, these sound so good! With those ingredients I’m sure the texture is amazing. I mostly associate vanilla cake with happy Les, however sprinkles are usually involved as well.

    3. Don’t tell Sam about your dislike of sprinkles … I’m right there with you on the idea of eating this as a dough versus taking the time to shape cookies. Because everybody knows that unbaked/shaped dough tastes better than actual cookies. Fact.

    4. I put sprinkles on just about everything, (sweet, that is) so I can’t say that I associate it just with vanilla. Funfetti, sure, But Funfetti is it’s own thing all together. I mostly just associate vanilla with white. Which could be racist sounding? Whatever.

    5. Don’t hate me, but I’ve never been a fan of the colorful sprinkles. Would it be okay if I just add some vegan mini chocolate chips? 🙂 Anyway, these look great, and they’re pretty healthy. A win-win!

    6. Cake is my lyfeeeeeee. And actually i want to eat everything with a spoon (actually scratch that) if i’m supposed to eat it with my hands i want utensils and if i’m supposed to be classy and use silverware, i use my face. but i definitely foresee plate-lickage to get the remnants of fallen pink sprinkles. actually when i was little i ordered my ice cream with EXTRA EXTRA sprinkles.. sometimes hold the ice cream. i was actually given a tub of jimmes (thats what we call them) for my 9th birthday.. YUP

    7. The only way I will eat ice cream is if it has sprinkles on it. There is no discussion. So that would also be my favorite ice cream topping 🙂 I absolutely loath maraschino cherries though. They should not be on ice cream, only in Shirley Temples.

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