Cookies, cookies and more cookies!
Cookies belong in everyone’s diet, and these decadent (but good-for-you!) recipes are here to prove it. Whether you’re following a specific meal plan or just looking for a guilt-free way to indulge in some sweet treats, there’s a healthy cookie recipe for you — and we promise the finished products won’t taste like cardboard. Making cookies is much of a pleasure as eating them.
Why you need to try these Cookies
— all free of white sugar, white flour, and dairy
— are an easy and tasty solution for keeping our resolutions
— all cookies have fruit or vegetable as a ingredients
1.Banana Coconut Cookies
All you need is just Two-Ingredients, Banana and unsweetened coconut flakes, a food processor, and a baking sheet. It doesn’t get much simpler than that.
This recipe needs 1 banana and 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut. Preheat the oven to 350° F. Grease a baking pan, set aside. Pulse the two ingredients in a food processor until very well combined, Shape into discs, then set on the greased cookie sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden. Optional mix-ins include chocolate chips, chopped nuts, dried fruit, cinnamon.
2.Vegan & Gluten-free Peanut Butter cookies
Rich and chewy cookies made simply with Three-Ingredients: peanut butter, almond flour, and maple syrup mean everybody wins, no matter their dietary needs.
Preheat the oven to 350° F. Grease a baking pan, set aside. Combine the peanut butter and maple syrup in a medium mixing bowl and mix until creamy. Slowly add the almond meal until it makes one solid dough ball. Bake around 10 minutes or until the bottoms are golden brown. Let cool before serving.
3.Vegan Paleo Chocolate cookies
Four-Ingredients are only needed for this recipe, shredded coconut, cocoa powder, coconut cream, and a smidgen of your fave sweetener, these sugar-free, no-bake bites just seem too good to be true
In a high-speed blender, add the shredded coconut, cocoa powder and granulated sweetener of choice and mix or blend until combined. Add your chilled coconut cream and mix or blend until a thick batter remains. Using your hands, form the dough into small balls. Once all the balls are formed, place them on a lined plate or tray. Press down on each ball to form a cookie shape. If desired, roll each cookie in extra shredded coconut.
4.Paleo & Gluten-free Chocolate chip cookies
These five-ingredient, have an almond-butter base, but the addition of lots of chopped dark chocolate makes them taste less like almond cookies and more like wonderfully nutty chocolate chip cookies.
These cookies look like they came out of a bakery but are an easy one-bowl recipe. Get the recipe from https://kirbiecravings.com/paleo-chocolate-chip-cookies/
5. Tahini Cookies
Tahini isn’t just for hummus, and these paleo-friendly almond cookies prove it. They’re sweetened with maple syrup or honey.
All you need is 1/2 Cup of Tahini (135g), 1/3 Cup of Maple Syrup or Honey (80ml), 1/2 Teaspoon of Vanilla Essence, 1 Cup of Ground Almonds (120g), 1/2 Teaspoon of Baking Powder, 2 Tablespoons of Sesame Seeds.
Mix Wet Ingredients: Whisk together the tahini, maple syrup and vanilla essence. Mix dry ingredients: combine the ground almonds and baking powder. Add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix well until you have a sticky-ish dough. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Roll the dough into small balls and then roll them in the sesame seeds. Use your palm to press the balls down into cookie shapes. Bake at 180’C for 10-11 minutes, then leave them to cool on a wire rack.
6.Green Tea Cookies
Matcha powder makes these cookies beautifully green and wonderfully earthy — and rich in antioxidants. Get the recipe from https://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/food-drinks/a26355704/green-tea-cookies-recipe/
7.Keto Peanut Butter Cookies
These luxurious keto-friendly bites require exactly no baking. Simply combine peanut butter, coconut flour, sugar, vanilla, and salt. Stir until smooth.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a small cookie scoop, form mixture into rounds then press down lightly to flatten slightly and place on the baking sheet. Freeze until firm, about 1 hour.
For covering, whisk together melted chocolate and coconut oil. Using a fork, dip peanut butter rounds in chocolate until fully coated then return to the baking sheet. Drizzle with more peanut butter then freezes until chocolate sets, about 10 minutes.
8.Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies
Up your greens with these gooey chocolate chip cookies. That’s how it works, right? Sneak a little veggie into your all-cookie diet.
Get the recipe here: https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a50702/zucchini-chocolate-chip-cookies-recipe/
9.Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies
These cookies actually taste like carrot cake — but without the sugar and butter (you won’t miss it, we promise!). An easy, no-mixer-required recipe for chewy cookies healthy enough for breakfast that taste like carrot cake!
Get the recipe here: https://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2017/02/21/healthy-carrot-cake-oatmeal-breakfast-cookies/
10.Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
Breakfast might be in the name but that doesn’t mean these cookies can’t be enjoyed all day long. Simply start to Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a baking sheet.
Mix Wet Ingredients: warm coconut oil and honey. Mix dry ingredients: combine oats, cranberries, pumpkin seeds, ground flax, pumpkin pie spice powder and salt. Now add pumpkin puree, eggs and warmed coconut oil and honey. Stir until fully combined.
Drop about 1/4 cup sized scoops of the mixture onto a cookie sheet and flatten. Bake for about 15-20 minutes until edges are lightly browned.
11.Peanut Butter Banana Trail Cookies
These are basically Chunky Monkey ice cream in cookie form.
Get the recipe here: https://www.ohladycakes.com/blog/peanut-butter-banana-trail-cookies
Looking for a grain-free version? Just reach for these 3-Ingredients, coconut, bananas, and oats. Start by Preheating the oven to 180 C / 350 F.
Mix Wet Ingredients: shredded coconut and the oats in a food processor and run until they look like panko crumbs. Add the sliced bananas and pulse to a paste. now form cookies on the tray, then bake the cookies for an app. 20 minutes. Keep a close look at them at the end of the baking.
13.Coconut Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies
Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies made with coconut flour and gluten-free rolled oats. These healthful treats are naturally sweetened and perfectly healthy for breakfast or snack! Get the recipe: https://www.theroastedroot.net/coconut-sweet-potato-cookies/
14.Peppermint Chocolate Cookies
Whether it’s the holiday season or not, these peppermint chocolate cookies will always hit the spot—especially when paired with a cup of coffee.
Mix Wet Ingredients: whisk butter, sugar, egg, vanilla and peppermint extract into a large bowl. Mix dry ingredients: combine flour, baking powder, and cocoa powder in a medium bowl. Sprinkle into the wet mixture, and stir until the cookie dough is fully combined. Wrap up the cookie dough and let it sit until chilled, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Place the cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Add whatever peppermint candies you desire on top. Bake for 10 minutes.
15. Keto Lemon Cookies
These delicious and fragrant keto lemon cookies get a double dose of lemon flavour. There are zest and juice in the cookie dough, along with some more lemon juice in the frosting and a pinch of salt to really emphasize the zestiness (adding salt is the trick to helping bring out flavour from other ingredients). You’ll want to let the lemon aroma fill your kitchen!
Get the recipe from https://www.eatthis.com/keto-lemon-cookies-recipe/
16.Dark Chocolate Avocado Cookies
It’s hard to not obsess over an avocado period, let alone one that’s actually a dessert. After all, the beloved fruit is a waist-whittling saviour. Preheat oven to 350°F.
Mix Wet Ingredients: Put mashed avocado and natural sugar, eggs and beat on high speed until well combined. Mix dry ingredients: Add unsweetened cocoa powder, water and baking soda and beat until well combined. Add chocolate chips and combine on low speed until evenly distributed. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets and bake for 10 minutes.
17.Apple pie cookies
Apples are packed with antioxidants, flavonoids, and phytonutrients that can help ward off everything from cancer and diabetes to heart disease. While America’s favourite dessert doesn’t have the most slender rep, eating it in cookie form allows for effortless portion control.
Get the recipe from : https://veganinthefreezer.com/apple-pie-cookies/
From oatmeal chocolate chip cookies to chai-spiced snickerdoodles, these healthy cookie recipes still taste every bit as indulgent as you’d hope for!
Comment down your favourite guilt-free cookies which you enjoyed the most.
By Priyanshi Bhatnagar