Homemade Cookies: 17 Diet Recipes

What is the difference between ordinary cookies and home-made cookies? Let’s get it right.

The most important difference is the lack of sugar in dietary recipes. Often, in classic recipes, sugar acts as a sweetener. But it is worth recalling that 100 grams of this sweet product contains about 400 calories! And in one glass of sugar as much as 200 grams! Judge for yourself how many extra empty calories you get by eating regular cookies. In healthy recipes, we replace sugar with a natural sweetener. This is honey, maple syrup, agave syrup, stevia. Thus, you can significantly reduce the calorie content of an already prepared dish.

Another difference is the choice of flour. In desserts, plain flour is replaced by whole grain flour, oatmeal, rice, and linseed. These varieties of flour contain at least fewer calories, but their benefits are much greater, because in the process of processing such varieties have not lost useful substances.

An important ingredient in dietary desserts is cottage cheese. And cookies were no exception. To make a real healthy dough, which contains many less calories, but is rich in proteins, add low-fat cottage cheese! This will help reduce the total calorie content of the finished dish! If you take soft cottage cheese, then it is quite possible to replace butter with it!

Instead of flour, whole-grain oatmeal is often used. Viscous mass will be an excellent basis for healthy dough. Moreover, such recipes are usually very easy to prepare.

Do you like kefir and natural yogurt? Excellent, because these are also important ingredients in the preparation of healthy cookies. The main thing is to use yogurt without sugar and other additives.

Instead of chocolate, in dietary desserts we put healthy and tasty dried fruits. These are dried apricots, raisins, dates, prunes, figs, cranberries. Very often in such recipes you do not need to put a sweetener at all, because dried fruits are very sweet!

Nuts and seeds. To make healthy dessert healthier, do not forget about nuts and seeds. Sesame, flax seeds, peanuts, walnuts, cashews, almonds – all these additives will make dietary cookies even more delicious.

Coconut oil. To give these healthy desserts even more flavor, don’t forget about coconut oil.

Cinnamon will also help to give taste and aroma. This seasoning will also make your dessert sweeter!

Cottage cheese cookies

So, for this recipe you will need:

400 grams of cottage cheese. Since the dessert is dietary, we take low-fat cottage cheese, the main thing is that it is not sour.

1 cup oatmeal. The best way to get such flour is to cook it yourself. Simply grind whole grain oat flakes in a coffee grinder.

Any sweetener to your liking.

1 teaspoon of baking powder.

2 eggs.

We will be making our dietary curd cookie in a blender. Put all the ingredients and beat. From the finished dough, we form cookies, spread on a tray. Cook at a temperature of 180 degrees for about 30 minutes.

Sesame Diet Cookies

Do you like unusual recipes? Then you simply have to cook this cookie, which is somewhat reminiscent of kozinaki.

130 grams of sesame seeds. Use white sesame seeds.

1 egg We need only protein.

2 tablespoons of honey.

Here from these simple ingredients we have to prepare real healthy cookies.

Add honey to the protein and mix thoroughly. Pour sesame into the protein mass. You get a thick consistency. We form cakes. In total, you should get 8 pieces! Spread them on a baking sheet. Be sure to lay the parchment so that nothing burns, and send to the oven for 10 minutes. Sesame cookies, the calorie content of which will be approximately 100 calories in 1 piece, will be an excellent dessert for tea!

Gingerbread cookie

1 tablespoon dry ginger. If there is no dry, then you can use fresh, but then you need to finely grate it.

1⁄2 cup whole wheat flour.

2 tablespoons of flax flour. Just grind flax seeds in a coffee grinder and you will get real flour.

2 tablespoons of oatmeal. Grind oatmeal in a coffee grinder.

45 grams of butter. If you are on a fasting or vegetarian diet, you can safely use coconut oil.

A bit of vanilla.

Any sweetener to taste. In our case, this is stevia.

1 cup of water.

1 teaspoon of baking powder.

The easiest and fastest way to prepare dough is to mix all the ingredients in a blender. You can also use a food processor. Put the finished dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Then we roll out the dough and cut out the cookies with the help of figures. Bake in a preheated oven to 150 degrees for 10 minutes.

Homemade Low-Calorie Cookies

To treat yourself to homemade cookies at any time, but do not use sugar or flour, you should take only 3 main ingredients:

5 tablespoons of oatmeal. They will replace us with flour and become the basis of our dough.

1 egg

1 tablespoon of raisins. Since raisins are sweet, it will replace us with sugar in this recipe.

Mix all the ingredients. We form cookies and bake for about 20 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees.

Cookies without sugar on stevia

300 grams of flour. You can use whole grain flour mixed in equal proportions with wheat.

200 grams of natural yogurt without sugar and additives.

Stevia to taste. Put the sweetener in yogurt and mix thoroughly.

1 tablespoon of coconut oil. This will give flavor to our dessert.

1⁄2 teaspoon of baking powder.

A pinch of salt.

Mix all the dry ingredients and add yogurt to them. Knead the dough, roll out about 5 mm thick and cut out the cookies. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes.

Diet Shortbread Cookies

For this recipe you will need:

150 grams of flour. Mix wheat flour with corn.

15 grams of vegetable oil. We will use olive.

50 grams of soft cottage cheese. Since this is a diet cookie, we use low-fat cottage cheese. We use it instead of butter.

2 eggs. You will need one whole egg and another yolk.

Any natural sweetener to taste.

A pinch of salt

1 teaspoon of baking powder.

First, mix all the dry ingredients: flour, salt, sweetener, baking powder. Then add the olive oil and mix. Then we add 1 egg and cottage cheese. Knead the dough and wrap it in a plastic food wrap. Put in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.

It remains only to roll out the dough and cut out the shape of cookies. Each cookie on top of the egg yolk. Bake in an oven preheated to 180 degrees, about 20 minutes.

Dietary cookies on kefir

To prepare this recipe, take:

200 grams of oatmeal. We use only whole grains; they contain a lot of fiber.

200 grams of kefir. We fill them with our cereal and leave for 20-30 minutes.

Any natural sweetener. We will use honey. Take about 2 tablespoons.

Any dried fruit. Enough will be 50 grams. You can pre-soak them in warm water.

Cinnamon.

Mix all the ingredients. You will get a real pp dough. Now we form cookies and put on a baking sheet. Cooking until our diet cookies are lightly browned!

Carrot cookies

Want a real vegetable dessert? Here is what you need:

2 medium carrots. Wash, clean, cut into cubes.

100 grams of pumpkin pulp. Dice.

300 grams of flour. We will use oatmeal.

2 eggs. You will need only proteins.

Any sweetener to your liking.

2 teaspoons of baking powder.

2 teaspoons of coconut.

Pour carrots and pumpkin with water and boil until cooked. Using a blender, grind vegetables in mashed consistency, add proteins, coconut and sweetener to taste. Now add the flour mixed with baking powder. All that remains is to knead the dough properly and form cookies. Only 25 minutes and the dessert are ready!

Apple Cookies

Simple and healthy cookies without flour and sugar. You need:

150 grams of cottage cheese. We use low-fat cottage cheese.

120 grams of oatmeal. You need whole grain cereals. Fill them with water and let it brew. You should have a tight porridge consistency. Drain excess fluid.

1 large apple. Choose sweet varieties of apples. Wash, clean and grate.

50 grams of raisins. This will replace us with sugar and sweetener.

Now we mix absolutely all the ingredients. With our hands dipped in cold water, we form balls and put them on a baking sheet. Bake for about 15-20 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees.

Rye flour cookies

Do you like rye flour, but are not sure that it will make a good dessert? Do not even hesitate!

260 grams of flour. We take 200 grams of rye flour and 60 plain wheat.

1 egg

Honey. Take 2 tablespoons.

1⁄2 teaspoon of soda.

First you need to warm the honey. This is best done in a water bath. Then add the egg there and mix. Put the soda. After that, the mixture will increase in volume, stir, add cinnamon and remove from heat. Wait for the mixture to cool.

Sift flour and mix. Add flour to our honey mass and knead the dough. Roll out the dough and cut out the cookies with the help of figures. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees. Just 10 minutes and you can enjoy a delicious dessert.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut lovers can bake delicious peanut butter pastry cookies.

3 teaspoons peanut butter.

2⁄3 cup flour. It is best to use rice flour; it is more tender.

2 eggs.

Any sweetener to your liking.

A pinch of baking soda.

In one container we mix absolutely all the ingredients. You will get a very dense mass from which you can form cookies. Make any shape and send to the oven for 15 minutes.

Muesli cookies

Don’t like messing around with various ingredients? Then this recipe for cookies is for you!

250 grams of muesli. This will be the basis of our dessert. You can take any muesli with any additives. The main condition is the lack of sugar in the composition.

2 eggs

40 grams of butter. Can be replaced with coconut.

50 grams of coconut.

1 tsp. of baking powder.

Any sweetener to your liking.

First, mix the muesli with eggs and sweetener. Add a pinch of salt. Leave for 20 minutes.

Then add oil, coconut and baking powder. Our dough is ready. Put the cookies on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.

Banana Diet Cookies

Do you like bananas? Then be sure to cook this simple recipe for cookies.

1 large banana. It is best to take a sweet fruit, then you do not have to put a lot of sweetener.

2 eggs

30 grams of butter

200 grams of oatmeal. Just grind oatmeal in a coffee grinder.

Any sweetener to your liking.

some raisins.

bag of baking powder.

In a blender bowl, grind banana, eggs, butter, sweetener. In the resulting mass add flour mixed with baking powder and raisins. Knead everything thoroughly. We make cookies and cook in the oven for 20 minutes!

Macaroons recipe

100 grams of almonds. You need to start cooking it in advance. Just fill in with cold water and leave it overnight. Then we drain the water and again fill it with water, but this time hot. After five minutes, you can easily peel the almonds. We send our nuts to dry in the oven a little. Enough 10 minutes at a temperature of 100 degrees. You just have to chop the nuts in a blender until small crumbs.

2 eggs. We will use only protein.

Any sweetener. We have 50 grams of erythritol.

Vanilla extract.

In the blender where you chopped nuts, add protein and sweetener. Do not forget about vanilla. Whisk. From a thick nut mass, we form cookies and spread on a baking sheet. You only need 20 minutes and your cookies are ready!

Cornmeal Cookies

Light and airy dessert that directly melts in your mouth.

1 cup cornmeal.

2 eggs

1/3 cup low-fat kefir.

Sweetener. We will have a stevia. 2 scoops are enough

Coconut oil. It will give an unforgettable aroma. Take 50 grams.

1 tablespoon of coconut flakes.

In one container, mix all the ingredients. This can be done in a blender, then you will have a uniform dense mass. We make cookies from the dough and send it to the oven. Cooking time 15 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees.

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