Faux Chocolate Chip Cookies


Faux Chocolate Chip Cookies

Made with carob chips as opposed to chocolate chips, these Faux Chocolate Chip Cookies has all the great flavor of your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes, but in a much lighter form. Hooray for healthy cookie recipes!


If they spread out too much when baking refrigerate the dough before placing on cookie sheet.

Cooking Time12 min


  • 1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup butter or oil
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup carob chips
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped


  1. Sift the dry ingredients together.
  2. Cream the butter, honey, egg and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture. Add the carob chips and nuts.
  3. Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

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@sewfungramma - This is great! This recipe is so good that dogs and humans alike can enjoy it :) Let everyone know what the prized pup thinks if you end up making this recipe. Also, for some more homemade dog food inspriation, you should check out this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaKjGJmg-uk Thanks for your comment! - FaveHealthyRecipes Editors

I will be making these as treats for my dog, as he loves cookies but cannot have regular chocolate chip cookies. Will probably make them a little smaller. Thanks for the recipe--he will truly love them.


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