Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe: Secret Ingredients Make Them Healthier by 30Seconds Food

Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe: Secret Ingredients Make Them Healthier

Sometimes, you just need a really good chocolate chip cookie. But what if you're watching your sugar, can't eat gluten, dairy or eggs? You're in quite a pickle, right? Nope. This decadent chocolate chip cookie recipe uses secret ingredients to make them healthier. 

What are the secret ingredients? Instead of regular flour, refined sugar, butter and eggs, this rich chocolate chip cookie recipes uses almond flour, agave nectar, coconut oil, coconut milk and sugar-free chocolate chips. Did we mention these healthier cookies are decadent? These better-for-you chocolate chip cookies are moist and delicious!

Here's the complete list of ingredients you need to make these gluten-free chocolate chip cookies: almond flour, cornstarch, baking powder, agave nectar, coconut oil, vanilla extract, coconut milk and sugar-free chocolate chips. This healthier chocolate chip cookie recipe will satisfy that sweet tooth without regular flour, refined sugar, butter or eggs. So tasty, and ready in only about 25 minutes!

Serve these low-calorie, low-sodium chocolate chip cookies for dessert or as a sweet snack during the day. Enjoy the healthier treat!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 16


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Recipe Notes

  • The amount of cookies depends on the size of the balls you make.
  • If you like, you can add some chopped walnuts or pecans for additional flavor and texture.
  • Store these chocolate chip cookies on the counter in an airtight container. You also can use this cookie hack to freeze them.

Here's how to make them: 

  1. Combine the almond flour, cornstarch and baking powder in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the coconut oil and agave nectar together in the microwave. 
  3. Add the coconut oil mixture, vanilla and coconut milk to the dry ingredients. Fold in the chocolate chips. (You can add more milk if the mixture is too crumbly.)
  4. Roll the dough into about 16 balls and place them on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. With your hand, press each cookie to flatten them. 
  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to cool. Store in an airtight container. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 67

Total Fat: 4.5g

Saturated Fat: 2.6g

Cholesterol: 1mg

Sodium: 4mg

Total Carbohydrate: 5.9g

Dietary Fiber: 0.5g

Total Sugars: 3.3g

Protein: 1g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 19mg

Iron: 0mg

Potassium: 46mg

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Elisa Schmitz
I love almond flour. What a fantastic gluten-free recipe! #yum
Healthier cookies are always a great idea. 🍪
This sounds like a clean eating cookie recipe!

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