11 Desserts That Double as Breakfast Because We Do Whatever We Want, OK?

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I admire people who eat egg whites in the morning. They’re the same people who choose turkey bacon over pork belly, who have the incredible willpower to resist chocolate at all hours of the day. But let’s be honest: For all the sprouted this and omega-3 that, wouldn’t you just rather have dessert for breakfast? Of course you would.

Look, I’m not saying you should go full-on Buddy the Elf, here. On no account should you top your breakfast with candy and marshmallows, because it’s really only endearing when Will Ferrell does it. But you know what? Waking up in the morning is hard enough, and sometimes we need a little help from our friends, Nutella and puff pastry. Forget the snooze button — here’s some seriously sweet motivation to get out bed, starting with chocolate chip cookies. Suck it, food pyramid.

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