Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies with maple syrup instead of sugar is a great alternative to your sugar filled chocolate chip cookies. These chocolate chip cookies have almond flour in them as well as spelt flour! So really, you could consider these as a breakfast option? Just saying…
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe with Maple Syrup
These babies may be healthy but that doesn’t mean they aren’t tasty! They are moist, full of chocolate chips and sweet from the maple syrup. These healthy chocolate chip cookies are so simple to make, great to make with kids, perfect to make in big batches and great to freeze!
What do healthy chocolate chip cookies with maple syrup have in them?
Now that is the real question isn’t it? These cookies have eight ingredients in total!
Is spelt flour gluten free and why is it good for you?
Spelt flour is a good source of fiber but not gluten free because it is made from a grain. Spelt is an ancient grain with a tough husk which protects the nutrients inside.
How to make healthy chocolate chip cookies with maple syrup from scratch:
These cookies are crazy easy to make!
Simply whisk all the dry ingredients together and in a separate bowl mix together vanilla, oil, and maple syrup. Add all the ingredients together and mix well, adding in chocolate chips.
Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes.
Slightly cool on the pan and then transfer to a cooling rack to cool.
Are chocolate chip cookies bad for you?
Chocolate chip cookies have a lot of refined sugar in them which isn’t necessarily good for you. Now, I am not one to refuse sugar but these cookies definitely offer a healthier alternative.
What makes Chocolate chip Cookies with maple syrup healthy?
These cookies are made with maple syrup which omits the refined sugar normally in chocolate chip cookies. These cookies also have spelt flour which is good for you too!
Are Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies with Maple Syrup vegan?
If you use vegan chocolate, this recipe is vegan friendly!
Can I freeze Healthy Chocolate Chip cookies?
I wouldn’t recommend freezing the dough as it tends to be on the wetter side and not great for freezing. But it takes no time at all to make the dough, and then you can freeze the cookies after they are baked!
What oil should I use for this recipe?
You can honestly use any kind of baking oil in this recipe! I like to use olive oil, but you can use vegetable, canola, coconut oil, etc.
And don’t forget to pin this recipe for later!
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies with Maple Syrup
- 1 cup almond flour
- 1 3/4 cups spelt flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cups chocolate chips
- 2/3 cup + 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 2/3 cup oil
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Whisk together spelt flour, salt, baking soda, and almond flour.
- In another bowl, mix together maple syrup, oil, and vanilla.
- Pour the liquid ingredients into your dry ingredients.
- Mix well, adding the chocolate chips in.
- Cookie dough will be on the wetter side. Drop by tablespoon onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Bake for 10 minutes.
- Cool slightly on the pan before transferring to cooling racks to cool completely.