15 Best Healthy and Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Just tell me who doesn’t crave chocolate chip cookies, just who? They’re irresistible! Definitely, our editors’ go-to cookies, but the truth should be said, not every chocolate chip cookie is the right treat for you, especially if you follow a strict diet, thus, whether you’re vegan, paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, etc. We got it all covered for you to enjoy the chocolate chip cookies with no more worries.  

We rounded up 15 Best healthy and delicious chocolate chip cookie recipes that you’ll ever need to satisfy your sweet tooth and check in the boxes of your healthy diet. Okay, say no more words, and let’s just jump to the list!

1/ Vegan+ Paleo crispy chocolate chip cookies From Feasting On Fruit

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We are in love with these ultra-crispy and yummy chip cookies made with almond butter, coconut sugar, chocolate chips and sea salt, chef’s kiss! So if you are a crispy-cookie person, make sure to try this beyond delicious, easy, vegan and paleo cookie chip recipe.

2/ Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies From The Banana Diaries

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Britt says that this double chocolate chip cookie tastes just like a brownie but in a cookie form, and we couldn’t agree more. This recipe is a heaven-like combination of cacao powder, vanilla, and coconut sugar, which gives you that perfectly balanced choco sweetness. This recipe is also dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, and low in sugar. 

3/ The Best Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies From Hello Spoonful

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What to do with pumpkins after Halloween? Easy! Make these super yummy and healthy chocolate chip cookies made with pumpkin puree and other whole ingredients, no processed or refined sugar, and no butter. This is for sure one of our go-to Halloween tasty treats! 

4/ Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies From Handle The Heat

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These thin, flat and crispy chocolate chip cookies are something out of the norm, and just like Tessa, the owner of this recipe, you will crave these crunchy caramelized every once in a while, so one thing for sure is that the irresistible butterscotch flavor will make you try them more than once.

5/ Strawberry And Chocolate Oatmeal Chip Cookies From The Big Man’s World

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We like it when the cooking world puts the original recipe aside to welcome new creative ways of doing it differently. When it comes to this recipe, the fresh strawberries paired with the mashed banana base, peanut butter, rolled oats, and chocolate chips to add a natural, addictive sweet flavor that is way better than the original recipe. Also, these yummy cookies are completely vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free!

6/ Mom's Simple Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies From Half Baked Harvest

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If you want to make it easy, simple, and without any “out of the box” ingredients, make sure to go by the instructions of this original oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe made by Tieghan’s mom, it is by far our favorite easy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe because it only takes 20 min to be served with some cup of coffee!

7/ Secret Ingredient Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie From Half Baked Harvest

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Who would have thought of chocolate chip cookies in a little skillet? This is simply so creative. This unique type of cookies is made with a special secret ingredient (peanut butter…Yes!) with some chunks of chocolate and vanilla, just perfect! Why worry? Just take the plunge! The taste is 100% worth it.

8/ Oatmeal Pecan Cookies (Soft & Chewy!) From Chelsea's Messy Apron

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If you’re a “nuts in cookies lover”, this amazing oatmeal pecan cookies recipe is the right thing for you! These cookies are just the true definition of crispy, crunch, soft, and chewy; YES, all at once!

9/ Healthy Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies From Broma Bakery

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Sarah shares with us her one of the best gluten-free chocolate chip cookies made with gluten-free, grain-free, paleo-friendly, keto-friendly, and refined sugar-free ingredients. They’re chewy, packed with chocolate chips, and the perfect balance of sweetness!

10/ Healthy chocolate chip cookies with coconut oil From Dessert for Two

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One of our editors’ chocolate chip cookies that we love to make when it’s time for a very special occasion, and especially when you have no time for baking! When you just want to make something simple, easy, healthy, but more than anything else, HEALTHY (made with coconut oil + coconut sugar).

11/ Monster Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars From Half Baked Harvest

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Tieghan is a cookie-genius and we approve of it! She made these oatmeal cookie bars with chocolate chips and Reese’s Pieces. This is the best recipe allowing you to make use of your kids Halloween’s leftover candy in the most healthy way for them.

12/ Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies From Bakery By Nature

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Another vegan oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, but not just any other! They’re thick, crunchy, and full of chocolate chunks with a touch of cinnamon, nutmeg, and molasses. We’re sure this will be one of your favorite vegan chocolate chip cookies recipe ever!

13/ Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Low-sugar, Vegan Healthy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies From Veggie Balance

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Yes! You’re reading it so well, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Low-sugar, and Vegan, which emphasizes why these double chocolate cookies are “healthy”. These yummy cookies look like brownies but they taste like cookies, interesting, right?! They’re made with cocoa powder, gluten-free flour, peanut butter…Curious? Let’s jump to the recipe.

14/ Keto+ Vegan+ Paleo+ Low Carb Chewy Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars From The Big Man’s World

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For our keto + vegan + paleo + low carb people, Arman has a solution for you! These thick and chewy almond cookie bars are made with sugar-free chocolate chips, and low-carb and keto ingredients, just to meet the needs of your strict diet when you are craving some sweet dessert.

15/ The Best Vegan + Gluten-free Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies From Okonomi Kitchen

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A banana in a chocolate chip cookie? Yes, and we love it! These otmeameal choco banana cookies are the perfect morning boost of energy, fluffy and chewy, and did I say DELICIOUS?