Healthy Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This recipe for homemade chocolate chip cookies are not your traditional cookies, they’re better! Not only do they look yummy but they’re vegan and gluten free. This healthy choc chip cookies recipe is the perfect alternative for having a guilt free dessert after a long hard days work. Vegan and gluten free might sound a bit intimidating at first, but these homemade cookies also really easy to make. Vegan and gluten free is always a great option. Not only are they healthier it is great to bring over to get togethers with friends and family. This is because it can be enjoyed by almost everyone, even people that may have allergies or be on a vegan diet. We also love the deep dish spin on these easy healthy cookies which adds a little twist on the traditional cookies recipe and provides a more presentable dessert that’s great for dinner parties, not that cookies aren’t presentable, but you know what we mean.

These easy healthy chocolate chip cookies contain no butter, flour or even eggs! That diminished more than half the fat in a traditional cookies recipe. Chickpeas are the main ingredient. Now, you’re probably thinking, chickpeas for cookies? Honestly, you can barley taste the difference and it’s so much more nutritious. Chickpeas contain healthy fibre, vitamins, minerals and protein. They also aid in digestion, help decrease any inflammation, lower cholesterol and are low in sodium. Who would have thought you could get all this in a mouthwatering cookie recipe! This recipe also includes wholesome ingredients like rolled oats, unsweetened apple sauce and dark chocolate chips. Dark chocolate is a great alternative to the traditional milk chocolate chips. They’re not only healthy for you but they are packed with antioxidant that can actually aide in weight loss. A cookie that helps you loose weight, is it true? Recipe blogger Kayle, provides multiple healthy alternatives so you can make the cookies that apply best to your personal taste.

Nutrition Facts of the Healthy Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies from The Cooking Actress

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings,

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

Calories 735

Calories from Fat 161

Total Fat 17.9g 28%

Saturated Fat 7.9g 40%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 266mg 11%

Potassium 1376mg 39%

Carbohydrates 122.3g 41%

Dietary Fiber 24.6g 98%

Sugars 45.3g

Protein 28.4g

Vitamin A 2%

Vitamin C 9%

Calcium 22%

Iron 53%

We also love how Kayle substitutes sugar for maple syrup or honey. These are great alternatives because they are natural sources of sugar that are much easier for the body to digest, plus they taste delicious! If we were to recommend on over the other, honey would probably win our vote. Honey is not only a natural sweetener but it contains more vitamins such as vitamin B-6 and vitamin C. Who would of thought you could get these nutrients from eating cookies! These healthy cookies are a great recipe for any time of the year. Thank-you to Kayle at the Cooking Actress recipe blog for sharing this quick and fool proof Healthy Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe with us. Kayle is an actress living in the city of Ohio. She loves creating mouth-watering, healthy recipes that she can share with the world. **

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