Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies – Deliciously thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies made with no butter, or refined white sugar. The BEST healthier cookies!
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Today, I bring you my most favourite recipe for Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies. Now you can stick to your healthy eating, and eat that cookie! Because you shouldn’t deprive yourself of the occasional treat. 😉
To make these cookies healthier, I used coconut oil instead of butter, coconut sugar instead of regular white or brown sugar, and dark chocolate chips. I’ve also added in 1 cup of quick oats, for extra healthy chewy deliciousness!
These cookies are deliciously thick and chewy, with a slightly crispy outside, and are loaded with dark chocolate chips. No one will guess that these cookies are healthier!
Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1 and 1/2 cups plain/all-purpose flour 190g
- 1 cup quick oats 90g
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup coconut oil 100g, melted
- 3/4 cup coconut sugar 150g
- 1 large egg
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 90g
Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4, and line a baking tray with parchment paper, or a silicone mat. Set aside.
Whisk together the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
Whisk together the coconut oil and sugar until combined. Add the egg, and vanilla, and mix until combined. Add the dry ingredients, and mix until just combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Roll the dough into 1.5oz balls, place on the prepared baking tray, and bake for 10 - 12 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
NotesCookies stay fresh covered at room temperature for up to 1 week. Cookie dough balls can be kept in the fridge for up to 5 days, or frozen for up to 3 months. Bake from frozen for an extra minute.
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