FOOD & DRINK
07/06/2015 07:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

12 Brownies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

Want permission to eat brownies for breakfast? You're an adult, so you can make brownies part of your morning meal in any way you please.

And if you want a little help, we've rounded up some smarter ways to go about it. A few of these chocolate recipes are made healthier with snuck-in oats or avocado, but are guaranteed to please any discerning brownie-holic. Others, like chocolate-upon-chocolate waffles, make no apologies for being indulgent.

Find your breakfast brownie flavor fix in the form of pancakes, waffles, donuts, energy bars, and a lot more.

  • 1 Double Chocolate Brownie Pancakes
    Pancakes are a breakfast food. Chocolate pancakes are a best-breakfast-ever food. <br><br><strong>Get the <a href="http://caf
    Cafe Delites
    Pancakes are a breakfast food. Chocolate pancakes are a best-breakfast-ever food.

    Get the Double Chocolate Brownie Pancakes recipe from Cafe Delites.
  • 2 Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownie Pancakes
    If you're into the flapjack thing but want a gluten-free version, try these. One entire, fudgy stack contains just 253 calori
    Amy's Healthy Baking
    If you're into the flapjack thing but want a gluten-free version, try these. One entire, fudgy stack contains just 253 calories.

    Get the Chocolate Brownie Pancakes recipe from Amy's Healthy Baking
  • 3 Double Chocolate Waffle Brownies
    Waffles more your thing? Don't let anything stop you. <br><br><strong>Get the <a href="http://thekrave.com/double-chocolate-w
    The Krave
    Waffles more your thing? Don't let anything stop you.

    Get the Double Chocolate Waffle Brownies recipe from The Krave
  • 4 Chocolate Banana Brownie Bread
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    Whole And Heavenly Oven


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  • 5 Mini Chocolate Brownie Protein Donuts
    The addition of protein means these automatically beat any store-bought chocolate donut.<br><br><strong>Get the <a href="http
    Protein Treats By Nicolette
    The addition of protein means these automatically beat any store-bought chocolate donut.

    Get the Mini Chocolate Brownie Protein Donuts recipe from Protein Treats By Nicolette
  • 6 Chocolate Brownie Batter Protein Shake
    This shake's taste is comparable to brownie batter, but it's actually good for you and will fuel you through the morning.
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    Daily Burn
    This shake's taste is comparable to brownie batter, but it's actually good for you and will fuel you through the morning.

    Get the Chocolate Brownie Batter Protein Shake recipe from Daily Burn
  • 7 Breakfast Brownies
    These have avocado mixed right in. Creamy!

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    My Utensil Crock
    These have avocado mixed right in. Creamy!

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  • 8 Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats
    Prepare this mixture after dinner, and by morning you'll be treated with sweet, chocolate-infused oats. <br><br><strong>Get t
    Chelsea's Messy Apron
    Prepare this mixture after dinner, and by morning you'll be treated with sweet, chocolate-infused oats.

    Get the Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats recipe from Chelsea's Messy Apron
  • 9 Double Chocolate Banana Bread Oat Bars
    These gluten-free vegan delights get their texture from oats and ripe bananas. <br><br><strong>Get the <a href="http://www.am
    Ambitious Kitchen
    These gluten-free vegan delights get their texture from oats and ripe bananas.

    Get the Double Chocolate Banana Bread Oat Bars recipe from Ambitious Kitchen
  • 10 Raw Brownie Energy Bars
    Dates give these energy bars their sweetness and texture while keeping them vegan and gluten-free. 
<br><br><strong>Get the <
    Fuss Free Cooking
    Dates give these energy bars their sweetness and texture while keeping them vegan and gluten-free.

    Get the Raw Brownie Energy Bars recipe from Fuss Free Cooking
  • 11 Black Bean Chocolate Cake Donuts
    Cake donuts?! Black beans?! Do this. <br><br><strong>Get the <a href="http://cafedelites.com/2015/04/09/double-chocolate-brow
    I Dream Of Eating
    Cake donuts?! Black beans?! Do this.

    Get the Black Bean Chocolate Cake Donuts recipe from I Dream Of Eating
  • 12 Brownie Muffins
    For a real power breakfast, spread a schmear of peanut butter across the tops of these cuties. 
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    The Misfit Baker
    For a real power breakfast, spread a schmear of peanut butter across the tops of these cuties.

    Get the Brownie Muffins recipe from The Misfit Baker

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