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Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

healthy no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies

This healthy no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are a huge hit in our home!  They are simple and quick to make and serve as the perfect snack.  This delicious treat satisfies the sweet tooth while remaining healthy.

Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

We put together a list of our favorite healthy ingredients that we use often in our DIY and food recipes.  If you are trying to live a healthier lifestyle and makeover your kitchen I hope our list of Essential Ingredients and Products for a Healthy Home helps you!

Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
  1. Bring to a boil the coconut oil, butter, honey, sugar and cacao powder.
  2. Stir constantly and cook for about 1.5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Add and mix in vanilla.
  4. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  5. Quickly spoon onto a baking sheet covered in wax paper.
  6. Place in the freezer till hardened.
  7. Store in the fridge.
  8. Try not to eat them all at once!


This post currently has 2 comments.

  1. js
    September 18, 2016

    Honey should never be heated. When honey is heated it produces a toxic chemical called hydroxymethyl furfuraldehyde (HMF). Heating honey also alters its chemical content (e.g. increases the peroxides).
    Annapoorani A1, Anilakumar KR, Khanum F, Murthy NA, Bawa AS. Studies on the physicochemical characteristics of heated honey, honey mixed with ghee and their food consumption pattern by rats. Ayu. 2010 Apr;31(2):141-6. doi: 10.4103/0974-8520.72363.

    • Dr. Z
      September 19, 2016

      Hi JS,

      Thank you for your comment.

      Just as a word of caution before we jump to false conclusions, this study talks about heating honey w/ghee in amounts that are unreasonable for humans. I appreciate the study, but it doesn’t prove heated honey is dangerous. 🙂


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