Healthy Cookies You Can Eat by the Dozen
Go on and indulge in these eight healthy cookie recipes. From classic chocolate chip to inventive lentil cookies, these sweets will satisfy without the guilt.
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Whole-Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies
These easy cookies have a cakey texture and a deep, nutty flavor from the use of whole grains, which also gives them a rustic look.
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Double Chocolate-Walnut Meringue Cookies
These delectable little cookies are light and crisp with a slightly fudgy texture and a delicious chocolate-hazelnut filling.
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Cookies for breakfast might sound nutritionally irresponsible, but these hearty breakfast cookies are made with whole-wheat flour, rolled oats and bran cereal, so they're actually a quick and wholesome option for those on-the-go mornings.
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Bal's Lentil Cookies
These whole grain cookies get extra texture from lentils and rolled oats. Stir in chocolate chips and pumpkin seeds for sweet, nutty flavor.
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Oatmeal Hazelnut Crunch Cookies
These nutty oat-filled cookies taste like a cross between a breakfast cookie and a granola bar. By subbing coconut palm sugar for regular sugar (it’s lower in glycemic index) and using half whole-wheat flour, Bobby Deen boosts his cookies’ nutritional quotient.
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Whole Grain Gingersnaps
Dotted with dainty nonpareils, these molasses-spiked morsels are stealth health sweets — no one will guess they're secretly made with whole wheat flour.
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Almond Butter Cookies
Have your cookie –– and mind your diet –– with these airy treats made with almond butter, egg whites and light brown sugar.
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Low-Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies
These chocolate chip cookies have all the ooey-gooey-ness you want from a cookie but are only 80 calories.
Get the Recipe: Low-Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies