Don’t Stop at Just One: 22 Healthy Cookie Recipes
Baking cookies often leads to a predicament u2014 one is never enough! Luckily| if you make any of our cookie recipes| indulging a little won’t cause a problem. Read on for 22 deliciously healthy cookie recipes.
u2014 Additional reporting by Leta Shy
| (I Can’t Believe They’re) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
These special cookies are made with dairy-free chocolate kisses for an extra touch. Vegans can now indulge in these peanut butter cookies.
| Vegan Samoas
Egg-free and dairy-free Samoas? They do exist! This recipe keeps all the flavors you love about the cookie without any added trans fat.
| Vegan Cut-Out Sugar Cookies
Leave the butter| milk| and eggs behind. This vegan cut-out sugar cookie recipe comes in at 68 calories per cookie and tastes just as delicious.
| Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies
Everyone loves a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe| but if you’re in search of a healthier alternative| this Paleo and vegan one is your go-to option.
| Almond Lemon Macaroons
For a chewy texture and protein-loaded cookie| these almond lemon macaroons are what you’re looking for. Made strictly with almonds| the flavor is irresistible.
| Vegan| Gluten-Free Lemon Cookies
Gluten-free snackers will have a new favorite recipe in their baking arsenal. These vegan lemon cookies are anything but ordinary.
| Flourless Cranberry Chocolate Chia Cookies
If you’ve sworn off butter| sugar| or flour| you can still have the best cookies of your life. Case in point| these cranberry chocolate chia cookies.
| Cranberry-Pecan Oatmeal Cookies
These oatmeal cookies are like your beloved ones| but with a kick. Cranberries and pecans make the treats superhealthy| while the taste itself is still finger-licking good.
| Chewy Ginger-Molasses Cookies
The soft and chewy centers of these ginger molasses cookies will make you want to eat the whole batch. Luckily| the ginger aids in digestion| so eat away for a postdinner snack.
| Vegan and Grain-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Fans of pumpkin pie| this pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe is right up your alley. It’s soft| chewy| and only 86 calories. Plus| the recipe contains no eggs or grains.
| Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
Gluten-free-lovers will become obsessed with these peanut butter cookies. The recipe is made without flour but still cooks up to a delicious golden brown color.
| Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Even non-gluten-free-lovers will enjoy this chocolate chip cookie. They’re chewy and tasty| and as an added bonus| you don’t have to chill the dough.
| Oatmeal Peanut Butter Coconut Cookies
Packed with peanut butter flavor and just the right amount of chewiness| these oatmeal peanut butter coconut cookies satisfy whatever sweet craving you have.
| No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies
You can’t go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate| so here’s another combo: the recipe for these no-bake peanut butter chocolate cookies cuts calories by using less butter and sugar than normal cookie recipes.
| Chocolate Chickpea Cookies
They may look like regular chocolate chip cookies| but you’ll never guess that these cookies have a secret u2014 chickpeas! The hidden ingredient adds a good dose of fiber and protein in each serving. Get the chocolate chickpea cookie recipe here.
| Oatmeal Wheat Germ Chocolate Chip Cookies
A cookie under 60 calories? Bring it on. The recipe for these oatmeal wheat germ chocolate chip cookies uses smart swaps (like Greek yogurt for butter and wheat germ for regular flour) to cut major calories.
| Gingerbread Cookies
These thin gingerbread cookies pack a spicy snap without all the calories| and their strong flavor will keep you satisfied so you don’t go overboard.
| Carob Chip Protein Cookies
If you like your cookies packed with protein| try these carob chip protein cookies| which use almond butter and protein powder to add a filling kick.
| Apple Oatmeal Flax Cookies
Sneak some fruit (and fiber) into your dessert with these apple oatmeal flax cookies; using whole-wheat flour and flax meal makes these cookies even healthier.
| Vegan Peanut Butter Patties
Creamy| chocolaty| peanut buttery u2014 and dairy-free! These vegan peanut butter patties (a twist on Girl Scout Tagalongs) are a healthier way to get your cookie fix.
| Gluten-Free Carob Chia Cookies
The carob chips in these gluten-free vegan carob chia cookies keep things sweet| and the chia seeds make these cookies filling (while adding the benefits of omega-3s).
| No-Bake Almond Cookies
No need for flour or sugar; these raw almond cookies are dense| chewy| and sweet all on their own.