Don't Stop at Just 1! 22 Healthy Cookie Recipes

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Baking cookies often leads to a predicament — one is never enough! Luckily, if you make any of our cookie recipes, indulging a little won't cause a problem. Read on for 22 deliciously healthy cookie recipes.

Turmeric Macaroons
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Turmeric Macaroons

Made with just five ingredients including chopped pistachios, unsweetened coconut, and manuka honey, these turmeric macaroons are dairy-, egg-, and gluten-free and require no oven to make.

(I Can't Believe They're) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
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(I Can't Believe They're) Vegan Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

These special cookies are made with dairy-free chocolate kisses for an extra touch. Vegans can now indulge in these peanut butter cookies.

Vegan Samoas
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Vegan Samoas

Egg-free and dairy-free Samoas? They do exist! This recipe keeps all the flavors you love about the cookie without any added trans fat.

Vegan Cut-Out Sugar Cookies
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Vegan Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Leave the butter, milk, and eggs behind. This vegan cut-out sugar cookie recipe comes in at 68 calories per cookie and tastes just as delicious.

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Everyone loves a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe, but if you're in search of a healthier alternative, this Paleo and vegan one is your go-to option.

Almond Lemon Macaroons
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Almond Lemon Macaroons

For a chewy texture and protein-loaded cookie, these almond lemon macaroons are what you're looking for. Made strictly with almonds, the flavor is irresistible.

Vegan, Gluten-Free Lemon Cookies
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Vegan, Gluten-Free Lemon Cookies

Gluten-free snackers will have a new favorite recipe in their baking arsenal. These vegan lemon cookies are anything but ordinary.

Flourless Cranberry Chocolate Chia Cookies
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Flourless Cranberry Chocolate Chia Cookies

If you've sworn off butter, sugar, or flour, you can still have the best cookies of your life. Case in point, these cranberry chocolate chia cookies.

Cranberry-Pecan Oatmeal Cookies
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Cranberry-Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

These oatmeal cookies are like your beloved ones, but with a kick. Cranberries and pecans make the treats superhealthy, while the taste itself is still finger-licking good.

Chewy Ginger-Molasses Cookies
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Chewy Ginger-Molasses Cookies

The soft and chewy centers of these ginger molasses cookies will make you want to eat the whole batch. Luckily, the ginger aids in digestion, so eat away for a postdinner snack.

Vegan and Grain-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Vegan and Grain-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Fans of pumpkin pie, this pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe is right up your alley. It's soft, chewy, and only 86 calories. Plus, the recipe contains no eggs or grains.

Almond and Coconut Macaroons
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Almond and Coconut Macaroons

To add an addictive little crunch to these macaroons, throw in some chopped almonds, and you'll also get a little added protein, calcium, and fiber.

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten-free-lovers will become obsessed with these peanut butter cookies. The recipe is made without flour but still cooks up to a delicious golden brown color.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Even non-gluten-free-lovers will enjoy this chocolate chip cookie. They're chewy and tasty, and as an added bonus, you don't have to chill the dough.

Apple Oatmeal Flax Cookies
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Apple Oatmeal Flax Cookies

Sneak some fruit (and fiber) into your dessert with these apple oatmeal flax cookies; using whole-wheat flour and flax meal makes these cookies even healthier.

Gingerbread Cookies
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Gingerbread Cookies

These thin gingerbread cookies pack a spicy snap without all the calories, and their strong flavor will keep you satisfied so you don't go overboard.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies
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No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

You can't go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate, so here's another combo: the recipe for these no-bake peanut butter chocolate cookies cuts calories by using less butter and sugar than normal cookie recipes.

Chocolate Chickpea Cookies
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Chocolate Chickpea Cookies

They may look like regular chocolate chip cookies, but you'll never guess that these cookies have a secret — chickpeas! The hidden ingredient adds a good dose of fiber and protein in each serving. Get the chocolate chickpea cookie recipe here.

Carob Chip Protein Cookies
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Carob Chip Protein Cookies

If you like your cookies packed with protein, try these carob chip protein cookies, which use almond butter and protein powder to add a filling kick.

Vegan Peanut Butter Patties
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Vegan Peanut Butter Patties

Creamy, chocolaty, peanut buttery — and dairy-free! These vegan peanut butter patties (a twist on Girl Scout Tagalongs) are a healthier way to get your cookie fix.

No-Bake Almond Cookies
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No-Bake Almond Cookies

No need for flour or sugar; these raw almond cookies are dense, chewy, and sweet all on their own.