Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Yield: 18 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
18 mins
Total Time:
28 mins
These Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are made with whole wheat flour, coconut sugar and semi-sweet chocolate chips. It tastes as good as the traditional recipes! 
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4.67 from 3 votes


  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) — unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup coconut or granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the butter and coconut sugar. It's about 2 minutes.
  3. Then, add the almond butter and mix until smooth.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix again until it is creamy.
  5. Add the flour, baking soda, salt and 1 tablespoon water.
  6. Mix to combine all the ingredients together.
  7. Add the chocolate chips and fold in.
  8. Press the dough firmly into a greased 9x13” baking dish.
  9. Bake for 18 minutes.
  10. Let cool and cut into squares.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Half Baked Harvest.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies and brownies, dairy free, dessert, healthy, Snacks

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/18) — Calories: 187, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 28mg, Sodium: 109mg, Potassium: 7mg, Carbohydrates: 22g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 13g, Protein: 4g

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