Healthy Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

This snickerdoodle cookie recipe is a healthy take on the classic, and the healthier the cookie, the more cookies you can eat.

Follow HGTV's snickerdoodle recipe for a healthy twist on a classic.

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Follow HGTV's snickerdoodle recipe for a healthy twist on a classic.

Photo by: Natalya Hardan

Natalya Hardan

By: Natalya Hardan

Related To:

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 3/4 cup raw cane sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup gluten-free baking flour
  • 3/4 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

Yield: 24 cookies

1. Add vegan butter, applesauce, raw cane sugar, and vanilla extract to a mixing bowl, and whisk together (Image 1). Add arrowroot, baking soda, and salt to the mixture, and whisk again (Image 2). Add the gluten-free baking flour, and mix (Image 3). Add the almond flour and cinnamon and mix again (Image 4).
2.
Cover with clear wrap, and transfer to the fridge for at least one hour or until firm.
3.
Using a cookie dough scooper, scoop balls onto a baking sheet, slightly flatten, and bake at 350 degrees F (177 degrees Celsius) for 7-10 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Try our healthy take on a classic recipe.

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Try our healthy take on a classic recipe.

Photo by: Natalya Hardan

Natalya Hardan

Next Up

How to Make S'mores Healthy

The campfire classic goes guilt-free with this recipe for healthy s'mores.

Mini Pear Pies Recipe

Add a sweet-meets-savory flavor to your next dinner party with these delicious individual pear pies.

Basil Banana Cake Recipe

Make use of overripe bananas in this classic cake with a garden twist.

Chocolate Chai Cups Recipe

These little chocolate bowls create a showstopping dessert, and they're so easy to make. The chai whipped cream is delicious, but also try filling them with your favorite ice cream or fresh fruit.

Raspberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipe

Raspberry cheesecake ice cream is such a simple recipe but makes for a decadent treat. You can eat it in a bowl, or jazz it up by scooping it between two of your favorite cookies to make an ice cream sandwich.

Salted Caramel Bars Recipe

Rich and gooey, these sweet-meets-salty treats are destined to become a family favorite.

Salted Caramel-Topped Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Top dense, moist chocolate brownies with a gooey salted caramel layer for a decadent dessert worthy of a special occasion.

Lemon Curd Tart Recipe

Tangy and creamy, this fruit-topped tart is the just-right, not-too-sweet finish to any meal.

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Create a truly extravagant and decadent dessert for any special occasion.

Homemade Marshmallow Recipe

These fluffy, sweet treats are perfect for topping homemade hot cocoa or creating a gooey center in s'mores.

More from:

Thanksgiving Ideas

Go Shopping

Refresh your home with stylish products handpicked by HGTV editors.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.