This post, along with the recipe and photographs, was updated January 11, 2022.
You know those weird national food holidays that really don’t mean anything but you celebrate them anyway?
Well, I’ve come to realize they’re actually quite useful as a food blogger because it gives me a break from brainstorming new recipe ideas and plans out my content for me. I’ll admit, however, that I only remember to check my list about three or four times a year…
Anyway, tomorrow is one of the holidays I actually remembered to mark on my calendar and I’ve been testing this recipe to make sure it is perfect for you guys! Today’s new blog post is celebrating National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day with the best recipe for healthy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies!
These chocolate chip cookies are made with a few healthier swaps that don't sacrifice flavor in any way. Keep reading to see my secret ingredients that make these homemade chocolate chip cookies healthy!
Now, before you get all upset about the word "healthy" next to "chocolate chip cookies," let me promise there are no alternative flours, no nut butters, no flax eggs, and certainly no bananas. There are times and places for those ingredients, but this recipe for healthy chocolate chip cookies is not one of them.
Here's what you WILL find in your healthy chocolate chip cookies:
Alright, the moment you’ve been waiting for! Now we dive into the science behind the best cookies. I’ve tested this recipe many many times (and even updated it) to make sure it’s absolutely perfect, so stick to these simple tips and you’ll be golden:
Pro tip: for all my best cookie tips and tricks, watch this 20 second video!
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There you have it! The best homemade Healthy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies at your fingertips! These cookies are easy to make, easy to eat, and easy on your tummy. No need to feel like you’re sacrificing your health goals to enjoy a delicious dessert!
I know you’ll absolutely love this recipe, so be sure to leave a star rating and review below so others readers know how you liked it! You can also take a picture and tag me on Instagram. I love seeing my recipes come to life in your kitchen!
These healthy chewy chocolate chip cookies are refined sugar-free, made with dairy-free butter, and require no chill time. This recipe really is the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!
*I use Lily's Dark Chocolate Chips, but any sugar-free chocolate chips will work, including vegan chocolate chips.
**You can do this with a cookie scooter or a bowl that is just bigger than the cookie. Place the object over and around the cookie, then swirl in circles a few times to fix the warped edges of the cookie until they're perfectly round.
Nutrition facts are a calculated estimate of one cookie, including chocolate chips.
Serving: 1 cookie / Calories: 268 / Fat: 12.9g / Saturated Fat: 6.2g / Carbohydrates: 39.1g / Fiber: 0.8g / Sugar: 19.2g / Protein: 3.1g
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