5 Date-Sweetened Cookie Recipes

Indulging in your favorite cookies doesn't have to mean sacrificing nutrition, and these recipes are here to prove it. By sweetening cookies with products like date syrup, date sugar or date paste, we're infusing them with a rich, caramel-like sweetness while adding a dose of extra nutritional goodness. Dates are packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber, making them a great white sugar substitute. Treat yourself to a healthier indulgence with these 5 date-sweetened cookie recipes. (And let us know which one is your favorite!)

Bonanza Cookies

These cookies are just the right texture, not too crunchy, not too soft, and filled with a bonanza of oats, pecans and chocolate chips! They are the perfect snack to have on hand pre and post Thanksgiving feast!

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Monster Cookies

This recipe makes a delicious, hearty cookie that's perfect on a fall day with a warm cup of coffee, or for kiddos after school. 

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Peanut Butter Cookies

This is a simple, no-fuss, gluten free peanut butter cookie recipe that will satisfy your craving for baked goodies. Naturally sweetened with date syrup, the cookies are also nice for those trying to cut out processed sugar. For something especially decadent, add chocolate chips!

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Date Lady Peanut Butter Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies by Chef Vanessa Musi


Vegan No-Bake Cookies

These vegan no-bake cookies are close enough to the original classic to tantalize even the most hard-to-please youngster. Vegan and processed sugar free. Recipe inspired by Dr. Axe.

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