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Healthy Spice Cookies

A lightly sweet, tender cookie full of spice flavor and healthier ingredients.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Simple
Servings: 21
Calories: 119kcal
Author: Janna/Fit As A Fiddle Life


  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/3 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup cane sugar optional for pressing cookie


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Measure whole wheat pastry flour into a 1-cup measure. Shift into a bowl and lightly remeasure flour.
  • Add whole wheat pastry flour, all-purpose flour, baking soda, spices, and brown sugar into a mixing bowl and combine.
  • Whisk egg in a bowl. Combine milk and olive oil and whisk into the egg.
  • Add egg mixture to flour. Mix well. Dough will be stiff. Continue to combine dough with a spoon.
  • Using a one tablespoon measure. Portion dough into balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Use a fork or cup coated with sugar to press dough flat.
  • Bake for 8-9 minutes until the cookie is brown at the edges.


This recipe makes approximately 3 1/2 dozen cookies. Serving side = 2 cookies.


Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg