The best sugar-free chocolate chip cookie recipe
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The best sugar-free chocolate chip cookie recipe

At the end of a long day, sometimes a choc-chip cookie and cup of tea is all you need to unwind, right? Well, you’re in luck because we have the most delicious sugar-free choc chip cookie recipe that deserves a permanent place on our blog. This recipe is packed with healthier ingredients and is both sugar and gluten-free, so it won’t send your blood sugar levels soaring.

Plus, this simple recipe contains stevia, a healthier alternative to sugar that contains zero calories and won’t cause tummy problems as some other sugar alternatives do.

Why sugar-free choc chip cookies?

Sugar is addictive and can cause a host of health problems including obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Cutting down on sugar makes health sense for everyone. Here are some key benefits of following a sugar-free approach:

  • Less sugar will keep your blood sugar levels and energy stable
  • A low-sugar diet will help to boost your immune system
  • It may help to prevent a build-up of visceral fat around your organs
  • A low-sugar diet will reduce the risk of chronic diseases, including obesity, heart disease and strokes
  • It may lower your risk of depression
  • Less sugar means less inflammation in the body, which may result in clearer skin and fewer acne breakouts

So, next time your sweet tooth kicks into overdrive, why not whip a batch of these sugar-free chocolate cookies instead?

Sugar-free chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C, and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the melted plant-based butter or coconut oil, stevia, egg, and vanilla extract, until smooth.
  3. Slowly add the almond flour, salt, and baking soda to the bowl, then stir gently to combine.

TOP TIP: If the dough is too runny, simply add a little more almond flour until it reaches the desired consistency

  1. Fold in the sugar-free chocolate chips.
  2. Using a tablespoon, scoop cookie mixture onto the baking sheet.
  3. Use your fingers to flatten the dough into cookie shape, and make sure there’s enough space between each cookie.
  4. Bake for 12-15 minutes until the cookies are golden brown on the edges.

Light breakfast idea

Not a fan of big breakfasts? A super breakfast rich in nutrients would be to crumble one of these delicious cookies on top of our Berry Good Smoothie bowl. Light, yet packed with body-loving nutrients to keep your skin, hair and nails in the best condition, we’re pretty sure you’ll make this on repeat!