I have a wicked sweet tooth. Like it will kick your ass. It kicks mine, everyday. I actually hate it. If I could change one thing about myself it would be that damn sweet tooth. I’ve though about doing one of those sugar cleanses where magically after being miserable for a week, I won’t ever want sugar again, but I don’t believe in that. So I just keep trucking along trying not to eat the world out of cake, candy bars and cookies.
I came across some recipes on Pinterest for these super easy to make, healthy “cookies” and they sounded good and I already had all the ingredients. So I made them and I loved them. They are 153 calories each! You can really make various adaptations of these and that is fun too. Here is what I did:
You can switch these up pretty easily. I added 2 tbsp of mini chocolate chips to one batch. This obviously adds calories and sugar but gave it a nice little extra sweet taste. I also used almond extract instead of vanilla once, which I think was terrific (the boyfriend not so much – turns out he hates almond extract). You could use dried cranberries instead of raisins. You could also add nuts or even protein powder to make an energizing morning snack. That’s the great thing here: you can do whatever you want to these and really customize the taste. Have fun and tell me how you decided to make them!
NUTRITION CLAUSE: I am no nutritionist. I recommend doing your own nutrition calculations if you care a whole bunch. 12 servings. Calories: 153, Carbs: 32, Fat: 2, Protein 4, Sodium: 4, Iron: 8.