12 gourmet and healthy cookie recipes

12 gourmet and healthy cookie recipes

[DIAPORAMA] It’s hard to resist their crunchy texture, melting chocolate and their taste that makes us completely addicted. So, how to indulge yourself without feeling guilty and how to lighten the snack cookies? The answer with these healthy and delicious cookie recipes.

Healthy cookies: what to replace butter with?

No butter, no cookies? Nay! It replaces perfectly with oilseed puree (peanut, almond, hazelnut, sesame…), both creamy and smooth. It is, moreover, rich in good fats and has the advantage of flavoring the cookie according to the chosen oilseed. Up to 7 times less caloric, applesauce is also a delicious alternative to butter and provides fondant.

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Healthy cookies: what to replace eggs with?

Compote is an ingredient that has a lot of potential, since it can also replace eggs. Another tip for substituting them: flax seeds. This superfood, considered a fat burner, has to be ground and mixed with water to turn into jelly and resemble the gooey texture of an egg.

Healthy cookies: what to replace white sugar with?

White sugar has no nutritional value. You should favor unrefined sugar, with a lower glycemic index, such as coconut or muscovado sugar, which will give the cookies a caramelized touch. Another substitute for sugar, natural sweeteners such as honey or maple syrup, to be used in smaller quantities because they have the particularity of having a strong sweetening power.

>> And for the chocolate: in nuggets or chopped, the best is to opt for a dark chocolate rich in cocoa (70% minimum) and low in sugar. Another option, replace it with dried fruits, puffed quinoa, coconut shavings …

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The basic cookie recipe

The ingredients for about twenty Cookies

  • 150 g of flour
  • 1 egg?
  • 85 g of soft butter
  • 85 g brown sugar
  • 100 g of chocolate?
  • 1/2 tsp. to c. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. to c. baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th. 6).
  • Break the chocolate into small cubes.
  • In a bowl, work the butter with the sugar and the vanilla extract. Add the egg, then the flour previously mixed with the baking powder and salt. Finally, incorporate the diced chocolate. Mix well.
  • Place small piles of dough on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper (spacing them out as they spread out during cooking).
  • Cook for about 15 minutes, until the edges are golden brown.

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