We’ve got good news for those folks who could use a few extra minutes every morning (i.e. every parent everywhere). We scoured the web to find tasty make-ahead breakfasts that will fuel the whole family and simplify your A.M. From overnight oats and freezer-friendly breakfasts to (healthy) cookies, check out all the best ideas below.

Oats You Ought to Love

If you haven’t yet jumped aboard the overnight oats bandwagon, we’ve saved you a seat. First thing’s first: this Cocoa Banana Overnight Oats recipe from My Fussy Eater. It’s full of natural antioxidants and nutrients—not to mention chocolatey-banana goodness. And the prep time? Five measly minutes. Get the recipe here.

photo: My Fussy Eater

  • Oats You Ought to Love
  • Gluten-Free Greatness
  • Super Quick Smoothies
  • Egg-celent Breakfast Sandwiches
  • Super Duper Bars
  • Greet-the-Day Parfaits
  • Perfect Bread Pudding
  • Get the Ball Rolling
  • Pizza-licious Pastry
  • Bark It Up
  • Cookies for Breakfast
  • Muffins for Your Minis

What’s your favorite make-ahead breakfast to serve your kids? Share with us in the comments below!

—Abigail Matsumoto