These healthy chocolate chip cookies will make even your most unhealthiest friends change their mind about healthy food! They’re soft, fluffy, full of flavor, and almost cake-like in texture. And, when dipped in your favorite milk, it’s like heaven in your mouth – I’m craving one as I’m sitting here typing this (Lol!).
I can pretty much guarantee that this healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe will be your new go-to snack whenever you’re craving a chocolate treat. And, best of all, the kids will love them too!
Homemade Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
The best part about this cookie recipe (other than the flavor!) is the fact that you can feel good about the ingredients you’re putting into your body. These chocolate chip cookies are gluten free and grain free with minimal ingredients. And, they can be made dairy free if you use dark chocolate chips or vegan chocolate chips.
I ended up making two batches of these healthy chocolate chip cookies on film day (so we had 24 cookies in total), and my husband and I have already devoured half of the them – Lol! I must say, they do require some self-control because they’re so tasty!
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients
After multiple rounds of testing to get the perfect healthy chocolate chip cookie, I finally nailed it on my 5th try. I wanted them to be fluffy and soft (almost cake-like) and boy did they turn out perfectly! And, best of all, the ingredients are healthy and minimal.
- Grain Free Flour Blend: To keep this healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe grain free, I’m using a combination of almond flour, cassava flour, and ground flax seeds. The ground flax seeds help to sneak in more nutrients and fiber into this cookies!
- Sweeteners: I’m using a combination of granulated sweetener and raw honey to give these healthy cookies the perfect texture.
- Coconut Oil: Softened coconut oil keeps these cookies moist! You can also use softened ghee or butter.
- Egg: The egg acts as our binder. For a vegan option, you can also use a flax egg.
- Baking Soda: This will help the cookies to rise and be more fluffy.
- Chocolate: Whether you use chocolate chips or a chopped chocolate bar, these healthy cookies are going to turn out delicious! Choose a vegan chocolate to keep these cookies completely dairy free.
How To Make These Chocolate Chip Cookies
These healthy chocolate chip cookies are super easy to make. All you need is a mixing bowl, a handheld mixer (or you can hand whisk it), and a baking sheet. This is a great recipe to get your kids involved in as well since they’re so easy to make!
- Step 1: Mix all dry ingredients
- Step 2: Mix all wet ingredients
- Step 3: Combine dry and wet ingredients. Fold in the chocolate.
- Step 4: Scoop out a heaping tablespoon of the cookie dough mixture and place onto baking sheet. Bake for 9-11 minutes.
- Step 5: Let cookies cool and ENJOY!
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Tips
- To get the best texture for this cookies, make sure you let the egg come to room temperature first.
- I’ve found that mixing the baking soda with water first yields a more fluffy cookie than to add it without the water.
- Don’t overbake the cookies! It’s so easy to do this, so at the 9 minute mark, keep an eye on them.
- Make sure the coconut oil isn’t too warm when mixing or it may melt the chocolate.
- Let the cookies cool completely before consuming.
Storing & Freezing the Cookies
- To store: Add to an airtight container. These cookies will last one week at room temperature and up to two weeks in the refrigerator.
- To freeze: If you want to batch prep these cookies, you can freeze them for up to 2 months! I recommend storing them in a ziplock bag or a freezer-friendly container. You can also wrap each cookie individual with saran wrap or parchment paper so you can defrost them individually.
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe Video
Looking for More Healthy Snacks or Sweet Treats?
If you’re on the search for more healthy snacks or healthy desserts, here’s a few of my favorites.
- Fluffy Brownies (gluten free, grain free, dairy free, high protein option)
- Banana Bread Bars (gluten free, grain free, dairy free, high protein option)
- 2-Minute Healthy Snacks (a list of no cook snacks you can whip up quickly!)
- No-Bake Mango Pineapple Energy Balls (gluten free, grain free, vegan, paleo)
- Chocolate Almond Butter Cups (gluten free, grain free, low carb, Keto)
These cookies are delicious and easy to throw together. My husband and daughter who aren’t gluten free also liked them. Just be aware if you’re using a cold Press coconut oil it will have a slight coconut flavor. I love coconut so just makes me love them more. Really happy to have these as an option. Fluffiest gluten free cookies I’ve ever made.
These were delicious! And they went fast! Just sad I didn’t make a triple batch! Next time for sure! Btw what is the best way to keep if I do make in bulk?
HOLY SMOKES! This chocolate chip cookie is AMAZING! I wasn’t really expecting anything other than to entertain myself by “trying a new healthy recipe”, but this one is a keeper forever!
It made like 11 I think. I ate one right out of the oven and was so happy! Next day I had one that I packed with lunch and it still was delicious. Today I had another one with lunch and it still tastes great! Which is why I am taking the time to write this review. Don’t sleep on this one. After turning 40 (few years ago), I noticed my body becoming very intolerant of certain foods/ingredients. So now I just look for food with better ingredients and hope for the best. This was one of those times it was even better than I could have hoped for. I will make these always now. Thank you so much for your videos. You do a great job. I am making your buffalo chicken casserole next 😊
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