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25 Healthier Twists on the Chocolate Chip Cookie

Chocolate chip cookies are my Achilles heel. It’s everything I can do to resist eating half a dozen cookies in one sitting! So I decided it would be in my best interests to go out and find some healthier chocolate chip cookie recipes. (If I’m going to lose all self-control, I may as well throw in a few whole grains and healthy ingredients in there.)

These 25 healthier twists on chocolate chip cookies each have their own way of upping the health factor, whether with the addition of wholesome ingredients or the omission of guilt-inducing ones:

1. Breakfast Cookies

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Image source: Growing Up Gabel

These chocolate chip breakfast cookies pack a healthy punch and are a great on-the-go snack for the morning or any time!

(via Growing Up Gabel)

2. Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Image source: Babble

These “skinny” chocolate chip cookies come in at just 65 calories per cookie, providing a tasty treat for those trying to keep their weight down.

(via Babble)

3. Cherry Chocolate Almond Cookies

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These chewy cookies are packed with nuts, oats and dried fruit for a satisfying chocolate chip cookie experience!

(via I Heart Eating)

4. Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil replaces the butter in this delicious cookie recipe, reducing the fat while adding in the healthy benefits of coconut oil.

(via Babble)

5. Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Image source: The Messy Baker

Looking for a healthier cookie that truly tastes the same as the original? Look no further! These cookies fit the bill by using healthier flours and less fat without compromising taste.

(via The Messy Baker)

6. Lower-Fat Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

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If you’re looking for a super chocolatey cookie with less fat, this recipe is for you!

(via Babble)

7. Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Image source: Kitchen Treaty

This cookie recipe provides a tasty way to get a few more veggies into your day!

(via Kitchen Treaty)

8. Reduced-Guilt Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These tasty pumpkin chocolate chip cookies have less fat and sugar, so dig in!

(via Babble)

9. Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Kasha Cereal Cookies

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Image source: Noble Pig

By replacing half of the chocolate with Go Lean cereal, these cookies get a nice vitamin and protein boost. Plus, dark chocolate is a “healthy” ingredient I’m always willing to indulge in!

(via Noble Pig)

10. Allergy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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For those of us needing to cut the allergy ingredients from our cookies, this recipe has you covered. Egg-free, nut-free and dairy-free, these cookies are still super tasty.

(via Babble)

11. Quinoa Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Image source: Jeanette’s Healthy Living

These cookies are also allergy-free (no gluten, dairy, eggs or nuts) and also pack a nice nutritious punch from the quinoa and bananas.

(via Jeanette’s Healthy Living)

12. Amazing Egg-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This chocolate chip cookie recipe is egg-free and irresistible!

(via Babble)

13. Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Bread Cookies

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These soft, delicious cookies are packed with all kinds of healthy ingredients, from peanut butter to fruit, whole wheat flour to Greek yogurt!

(via Food Babbles)

14. World’s Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Okay, vegan doesn’t always necessarily mean healthier, but with no butter these cookies do still have a healthier edge.

(via Babble)

15. Lemon Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These healthy chocolate chip cookies use the unique flavors of lemon and lavender to change things up — healthy avocado replaces the butter.

(via Healthy Slow Cooking)

16. Chocolate Chip Cookie Oatmeal

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Okay, this recipe technically isn’t for cookies, but the idea of chocolate chip cookie oatmeal for breakfast was something that had to be shared! This dish is surprisingly healthy (and vegan, too!)

(via Babble)

17. Multigrain Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Image source: Sara’s Cucina Bella

These cookies are packed with whole grains and antioxidant-rich dark chocolate, upping the health factor. They do still have sugar and butter, but that’s fine by me!

(via Sarah’s Cucina Bella)

18. Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Try this great recipe for chocolate chip cookies packed with healthy protein.

(via Babble)

19. Guilt-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These chocolate chip cookies are gluten-free and include other healthful ingredients, too!

(via Ricki Heller)

20. Allergy-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are free of the top 8 allergens and are also gluten-free and vegan!

(via Babble)

21. Healthy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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Image source: Recipe Girl

These cookies use whole wheat flour and dates as well as that ever-favorite chocolate chip cookie healthy ingredient: oats!

(via Recipe Girl)

22. Peanut Butter & Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These cookies are gluten-free, sugar-free, and egg-free, but definitely not taste-free!

(via Babble)

23. Applesauce Chocolate Chip Cookies

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With no butter and less sugar, these applesauce chocolate chip cookies can help alleviate dessert guilt in a big way.

(via Like Mother Like Daughter)

24. Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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Image source: Frugal Ferret

By adding oats and Special K cereal, the vitamin and fiber content is higher in these delicious chocolate chip cookies.

(via Frugal Ferret)

25. The Healthiest Cookie on the List …

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Image source: Babble

Okay, these totally aren’t chocolate chip cookies, but I think we can all agree that they win for healthiest.

(via Babble)

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