5 Best Healthy Cookie Recipes

Top 5  Healthy Cookie Recipes

It all starts with just one cookie and the very next minute you are 3-4 down. Without even realizing you end up chomping way too many cookies and then face the horror of weighing scale moving in the wrong direction.
This has happened to all of us. So, what is the best way to remain guilt-free, fat-free and no-more-gaining weight free, while enjoying our very own crispy pleasure – the cookies? Well, we have the best answer to this. Here are 5 best healthy cookie recipes which you can enjoy without worrying about gaining on your weight or compromising with your taste buds. Besides being very nutritious, these cookies are super-duper delicious. Well, cookies are meant to be like that, right!!

TWO-INGREDIENT BANANA OATMEAL COOKIES: –

Nutrition Value per Cookie: Calories: 60 • Fat: 0.8 g • Carb: 12.4 g • Fiber: 1.7 g • Protein: 1.4 g • Sugar: 2.1 g
Servings: 15

What You Need?
2 large bananas, mashed
2 cups gluten free oats

How to Prepare?

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Blend oats to make a consistency of flour. Mix mashed banana and powdered oats. You can add ½ cup of your favourite ingredient from the list of optional ingredients. In this recipe, chocolate chips and vanilla extract is used.
Drop the dough and make small cookies sized dumplings on a baking sheet sprayed with a non-stick spray. Bake for 9-12c minutes then remove from oven. Cool the cookies on a wire rack.

COCONUT FLOUR CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES: –

Nutrition Value per Cookie: Calories: 119 • Fat: 8.5 g • Carb: 9.8 g • Fiber: 1.7 g • Protein: 3.5 g • Sugar: 7.4 g
Servings: 10 – 20

What do You need?
3/4 cup unsalted creamy almond butter
1/2 cup coconut sugar
2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
2 eggs
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup dark chocolate chips

How to Prepare?
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Blend almond butter, coconut sugar and coconut oil together for about 1 minute. Then add eggs and blend again. Next, add coconut flour, salt and baking soda and process until dough is formed.
Fold in the chocolate chips in the processed mixture.
By using a cookie scoop, drop the dough onto a cookie sheet lined with a parchment paper.
Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes.
Place them onto a wire rack to finish the cooling.

HEALTHY CINNAMON CARROT COOKIES: –

Nutrition Value per Cookie: Calories: 99 • Fat: 6.3 g (4.9 g saturated) • Carb: 9.1 g • Fiber: 1 g • Protein: 1.7 g • Sugar: 2.6 g • Sodium: 21.5 mg
Servings: 12
What do You Need?
1 1/4 Cup Rolled Oats (gluten free)
1/2 Cup Coconut Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp All Spice
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1/8 tsp (1g) salt
1/2 Cup melted Coconut Oil
2 Eggs
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 Cup Maple Syrup/Honey
1 Cup Grated Carrots

How to Prepare?
Preheat oven to 180ºC.
Mix oats, coconut flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, all spice and nutmeg together.
In a separate bowl mix together the coconut oil, egg, vanilla and maple syrup/honey.
Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.
Now fold in the carrots and place the final mixture in the fridge for 20 min.
Scoop the dough in round dollops and place on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 15 min. Allow to cool and serve.

LEMON THUMBPRINT COOKIES: –

Nutrition Value per Cookie: Calories: 117.2 • Fat: 8.2 g • Carb: 8.5 g • Fiber: 1.6 g • Protein: 3 g • Sugar: 5.7 g • Sodium: 87 mg
Servings: 22
What do You Need?
2 cups Almond Meal/Flour
1/4 cup Coconut Flour
1/4 cup Sugar
1/4 cup Natural Sweetener
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1/8 tsp. Salt
1/2 cup Light Butter, Melted
1 Egg
1 tbsp. Lemon Zest
1/2 Lemon, Juiced
1/3 cup Lemon Curd
Powdered sugar, optional

How to Prepare?
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a medium mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together and allow to sit for about 10 min.
Roll the dough on the prepared baking sheet and bake the cookies for about 6 min.
Once the cookies have set and the bottoms are brown, let them to cool completely.
Note – Make sure that you keep them in a cool dry place as curd is involved.

GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN COOKIES: –

Nutrition Value per Cookie: Calories: 188 • Fat: 9.1 g (2.1 g saturated) • Carb: 23.1 g • Fiber: 1.6 g • Protein: 3.8 g • Sugar: 5.2 g • Sodium: 167 mg
Servings: 45 – 50
What do You Need?
For Pumpkin Cookies
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1 cup canola oil
1 15 oz. can pumpkin
2 eggs lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla
3½ cups all purpose flour blend
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
For Frosting
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
½ cup powdered sugar
¼ cup Greek yogurt
How to Prepare?
Preheat oven to 350°.
Mix together all the ingredients to make a smooth batter.
Using a cookie scoop place the dough onto a lined baking sheet and bake for 11-13 min.
Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.
To make the frosting, mix the cream cheese, powdered sugar and yogurt until smooth.
Frost each cookie with the mixture.
So, the next time you crave for a cookie but worry about gaining those extra kilos, try these healthy yet extremely delicious recipes and remain guilt-free.

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