With the holidays in full swing, why not try a few healthy swaps with your baking, and give some of these healthy cookie recipes a try.
All of these cookie recipes are made with brown sugar substitutes, but that doesn’t mean any flavor is lost. Believe it or not, there are a number of alternatives you can choose when baking that can give your recipe a nice healthy twist (that most people won’t even notice).
I know this time of year is tough to say “no” to sweet treats, so why not just make some healthy cookie recipes to have around the house and to bring to cookie swaps and get-togethers?
Plus, check out the list link to get the details for more baking substitutes to make your cookie recipes healthier.
Give these healthy cookie recipes a try
Chewy Cranberry Pistachio Oatmeal Cookies
Chewy cranberry pistachio oatmeal cookies that are naturally sweetened with applesauce and a hint of coconut sugar. These cookies are ideal for the holidays as a healthier indulgence and made with ingredients that won’t leave you with a sugar crash and burn. They are chewy and oh, so delicious. View the recipe.
Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
This homemade version of break and bake cookies is just as convenient as the store-bought variety, but so much healthier. Made with almond flour, coconut sugar, and coconut oil, this recipe for break-and-bake vegan peanut butter chocolate chip cookies features some of my favorite healthy swaps. Make now and bake later. View the recipe.
Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
There is nothing better than a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie that’s crisp on the outside, but moist on the inside. Let’s be honest. There’s nothing better than a classic chocolate chip cookie. Period. These Vegan Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are made with simple swaps for a healthier bite, without sacrificing the decadence of the real thing. View the recipe.
Double Chocolate Avocado Cookies
These Double Chocolate Avocado Cookies are my take on the infamous cookies at Miraval Resort & Spa. They are chocolatey and fudgy with a secret ingredient – avocados! A cross between a cookie and a brownie, these Double Chocolate Avocado Cookies are the perfect way to satisfy a deep desire for chocolate in a healthier way. View the recipe.
Vegan Cookie Dough Energy Bites
Do you love to lick the cookie dough bowl? If yes, then I’ve got a treat for you. These vegan cookie dough energy bites are everything you love about chocolate chip cookies, minus the baking part. View the Recipe
Gluten-Free Vegan Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
You might be thinking “there’s no way these cookies are going to be good. Gluten-free and vegan?!” But let me assure you, these cookies are a cross between an oatmeal cookie and a muffin top. And, they’re a hit at get-togethers … plus, I’m going to bet they would be kid-approved, too. View the recipe.
7 Healthy Baking Swaps for a More nutritious Treat
Ok … not a recipe, but a great roundup of other baking alternatives to consider when baking over the holidays and into the new year. (Did you know January is National Baking Month?!) Who says you can’t have healthy baked goods? I’ve got seven of my favorite healthy baking swaps for you to try out in your next recipe!