Yes, healthy cookies also exist! Incorporating flour substitutes and better-for-you ingredients makes dessert time easier for everyone, especially now that many more vegan and gluten-free options are available in grocery shops. If you add in naturally tasty, healthful ingredients like dark chocolate, dried fruits, and fiber grains and oats, you'll be able to satiate your sweet appetite in no time. While indulging in the various versions of buttery, rich, hard-to-eat-more-than-one kind of cookie recipes is always recommended, having a good variety of simple, healthy cookie variety on hand ensures that our appetites and dietary needs are both met with satisfaction. 

Vegan Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Nothing beats being able to make a batch of cookies from scratch with only wholesome ingredients! These vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free chocolate chunk cookies have a base of coconut and almond flour, giving them a cake-like texture.

Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Each of these delectable handmade oatmeal raisin cookies contains only 50 calories! You can use any flour you like, but whole wheat pastry flour and whole wheat-white flour are softer whole grain varieties that perform nicely in baked items.

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Chocolate Chip-Quinoa Cookies

These cookies are so delicious that you won't be able to stop at just one, but one will satisfy your belly because of the fiber content.

Healthy Fruit-and-Nut Breakfast Cookies 

These cookies' nutritional content comes from protein-rich nuts, dried berries, and rolled oats, which are a wonderful slow-burning carb that can help lower stress and keep you satiated for longer.

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies 

Don't have a lot of ingredients on hand to bake with? It's no problem! Only three ingredients are needed to make these sweet and nutty cookies. They're simple to prepare with the kids and will quickly satisfy a sweet tooth. 

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No-Bake Nutella Oat Cookies 

An oatmeal cookie and Nutella lover's dream, this dessert doesn't need to be baked. You only need a few ingredients to make these cookies. They are ready in 20 minutes!  If you want an extra chewy treat, stir in a cup of shredded coconut with Nutella. 

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies 

These healthier chocolate chip cookies include less sugar, fat, and sodium than store-bought chocolate chip cookies. A portion of the wheat flour is replaced with ground oats, which adds taste and fibre. These cookies also contain less ingredients and no preservatives than boxed cookies. 

The majority of these quick-fix recipes are simple to prepare. That means they're saving not only calories but also time, which, as we all know, is valuable. Some of them can be made ahead of time and frozen, so that when dessert cravings strike, you only have to look in the freezer.