National Chocolate Chip Cookie WeekGuess what? It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Week. No kidding, it’s really a thing. And just because you are trying to eat healthy doesn’t mean that you can’t afford to treat yourself from time to time. So in honor of one of the world’s greatest cookies, we’ve come up with a slightly healthier take on this national favorite!

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies


1 ½ Cups Flour
¾ Cup Whole Wheat Flour
¼ Cup Buckwheat Flour
2 Tbsp Ground Flax Seed
1 tsp Baking Soda
½ tsp Salt
2 Sticks Butter
¾ Cup  Brown Sugar, packed
½ Cup  Granulated Sugar
¼ Cup Honey
1 tsp Vanilla
2  Eggs
2 Cups (1 bag) Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips
¾ Cup Chopped Pecans, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Mix the dry ingredients (flour to salt) and set aside.
  3. Cream together the butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, honey, and vanilla. Add eggs and mix until smooth.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and thoroughly blend.
  5. Mix in the chocolate chips and pecans.
  6. Bake for 9-10 minutes. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack.  Makes 48 cookies.

**2 extra Tbsp of flour will make cookies puffier.

Nutritional Information (per cookie without pecans)

Calorie:  118
Fat:  6.5 grams
Carbohydrates:  14 grams
Sat. Fat:  4 grams
Added Sugar:  9 grams
Protein:  1.5 grams
Sodium:  83 mg
Potassium:  53.5 mg

Nutritional Information (per cookie with pecans)

Calorie:  130
Fat:  8 grams
Carbohydrates:  14 grams
Sat. Fat: 4 grams
Add Sugar:  9 grams
Protein:  1.5 grams
Sodium:  83 mg
Potassium:  61 mg

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