Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Without Brown Sugar

If you want chocolate chip cookies but you have stale brown sugar or no brown sugar at all, use this recipe! Made with healthier ingredients and little chill time, each cookie has crispy edges, a chewy center, and puddles of chocolate in every bite.













  • 1/2 C unsalted grass fed butter, room temperature*
  • 1/2 C organic cane sugar
  • 1/2 C stevia
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1 1/3 organic all purpose flour**
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C sugar-free chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until well combined, about another minute.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Gently fold in the chocolate chips with a spatula until just combined.
  4. Scoop 3 tablespoons of cookie dough together and roll into a ball. (You can also use a 3 Tbsp cookie scoop!) Place on the prepared baking sheet and repeat until you have 5 cookies per pan. Feel free to add additional chocolate chips to the top of the cookies if you want to.
  5. Bake for 11-13 minutes on the middle rack of the oven. Remove when the edges have set but the tops look slightly underdone. When finished baking, reshape into circles** and sprinkle with sea salt. Let cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack and cool for another 10 minutes.


*Feel free to swap equal amounts of dairy free butter, but make sure it's unsalted and room temperature.

**If baking at 3000 ft elevation or higher, add 2 tablespoons flour.

Nutrition facts are a calculated estimate of one cookie, including the chocolate chips.


Serving: 1 cookie / Calories: 223 / Fat: 10.8g / Saturated fat: 5.2g / Carbohydrates: 29.6g / Fiber: 0.7g / Sugar: 7.5g / Protein: 2.6g

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