Cookie Monsters Unite: 11 Healthy Cookies for Every Food Style

  • By Jennifer Mulder
  • 11 March 2020
  • 3 minute read
Cookie Monsters Unite: 11 Healthy Cookies for Every Food Style | The Health Sessions

It’s the ideal rainy day activity: baking cookies. What’s cozier than the smell of freshly baked goods coming from the oven when it’s cold and grey outside?

There’s nothing I like better than traditional shortbreads. But often, classics like chocolate chip cookies and thumbprint cookies contain more sugar, butter or refined grains than preferred. Thankfully, nowadays you can find healthy cookie recipes for every food style online.

So no matter if you follow a vegan, gluten-free or Paleo diet, get your rolling pin and cookie cutter out to enjoy an afternoon of baking with these 11 healthy cookie recipes! 

Almond Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies from Nutrition Stripped

Healthy Cookies: Almond Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies from Nutrition Stripped | The Health Sessions

Cherry Cashew Cookies (Paleo, Grain-Free) from Gourmande in the Kitchen

Healthy Cookies: Cherry Cashew Cookies (Paleo, Grain-Free) from Gourmande in the Kitchen | The Health Sessions

Raspberry Chocolate Madeleines (Gluten-free & Vegan) from Nirvana Cakery

Healthy Cookies: Raspberry Chocolate Madeleines (Gluten-Free & Vegan) by Nirvana Cakery | The Health Sessions

1-Bowl Snickerdoodle Cookies (Vegan & GF) from Minimalist Baker

Healthy Cookies: 1-Bowl Snickerdoodle Cookies (Vegan & GF) from Minimalist Baker | The Health Sessions

Millet, Almond and Pistachio Cookies (Gluten-free and Vegan) from Nirvana Cakery

Healthy Cookies: Millet Almond and Pistachio Cookies (Gluten-Free & Vegan) from Nirvana Cakery | The Health Sessions

Lemon Cookies Recipe from Love and Lemons

Healthy Cookies: Lemon Cookies Recipe from Love and Lemons | The Health Sessions

Matcha Sugar Cookies (Vegan & Gluten-Free) from Feasting on Fruit

Healthy Cookies: Matcha Sugar Cookies from Feasting on Fruit | The Health Sessions

Healthier Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Salted Maple Frosting from Ambitious Kitchen

Healthy Cookies: Healthier Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Salted Maple Frosting from Ambitious Kitchen | The Health Sessions

Easy Lemon Coconut Macaroons (DF/GF) from The Mindful Hapa

Healthy Cookies: Easy Lemon Coconut Macaroons (DF/GF) from The Mindful Hapa | The Health Sessions

One-Bowl Blueberry Almond Breakfast Cookies from Pick Up Limes

Healthy Cookies: One-Bowl Blueberry Almond Breakfast Cookies from Pick Up Limes | The Health Sessions

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from Minimalist Baker

Healthy Cookies: Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from Minimalist Baker | The Health Sessions

Which healthy cookies do you like to bake on rainy afternoons or lazy Sundays?

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