Crunchy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies-Healthy Snack
I know I know…….. Another chocolate chip cookie…… LOL
I just can’t get enough! I have to keep making them and tweaking them until I find the best ones. And let me tell you this one is a winner. Its delicious! The taste is amazing, the texture is awesome and all the ingredients are good for you.
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That is what I love about healthy recipes like this. Its almost hard to believe that a cookie this good can be good for you. But the truth is that it is! Don’t you love healthy cookie recipes. I love that I can feel like I am indulging in something but it really is good for you.
Eating these helps me “EAT CLEANER”. Believe it or not. Especially on the weekends when most people give themselves some EXTRA slack and eat MORE “off the diet”. If I eat one or two of these cookies, I’m good, I don’t feel the need to eat something that is NOT good for me. And even for afternoon snacks, you know that time of day that you get tired and sleepy and something COMFORTING sounds really good. Well, with a healthy snack like this, you can actually eat something yummy and comforting without “MESSING UP YOUR DIET”.
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Here is the recipe, enjoy!
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Crunchy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1 ripe banana, mashed
- 1/3 cup almond butter
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 tbsp Agave nectar
- 3 tbsp unsweetened apple sauce
- 1 cup quick cooking oats (I use Bob's Red Mill)
- 1/2 cup almond meal (I use Bob's Red Mill)
- 1 cup Brown Rice Cereal (Gluten-Free)
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (I use PROGRADE)
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 3 tbsp chocolate chips gluten and dairy free (I use DREAM)
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix all the wet ingredients.
- Then mix in the oats, almond meal, baking soda and cinnamon, and protein powder and mix well. Fold in the cereal and chocolate chips.
- Place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet in little spoonfulls.
- My batter made 15 cookies.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
These are absolutely delicious. I love that there is a little crunch to them. And every single ingredient is healthy and good for you! So give them a try and next time you have a CRAVING…….. have one of these instead of something that is not good for you. I promise, it will satisfy your craving!