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Healthy Candy Apple Cookies

Healthy Candy Apple Cookies

Try these healthy apple cookies in October when apples are a Foods of the Month. Guess what? These healthy candy apple cookies contain no sugar or butter like typical cookies do. They are a delicious treat that has oatmeal, chopped apples, walnuts and dark chocolate chips. Have them for dessert or they would also make an excellent on-the-go breakfast treat!

Healthy Candy Apple Cookies


1 cup instant oats

3/4 cups whole wheat flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tbsp. ground cinnamon

Sprinkle of salt

2 tbsp. melted coconut oil

1 large egg

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 tbsp. honey

2 tbsp. natural maple syrup.

1 cup diced fuji apple

1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Using a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients (whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt).
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients (coconut oil, egg, vanilla, honey and maple syrup).
  3. Stir in the dry ingredient mixture to the wet ingredients. When mixed together, add the apple and the dark chocolate chips, then let the ingredients sit for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Use your hands to roll the cookie dough into 1 inch balls and place them on the parchment paper. Next, use a fork to flatten into a cookie shape. Bake in the oven 13-15 minutes then remove and let cool.
  6. Enjoy!
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