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Healthy Anginetti Cookies on a green plate with a blue background and striped linen off to the right side.

Healthy Anginetti Cookies

5 from 1 vote
Healthy Anginetti Cookies are the perfect healthy Christmas cookie! Packed with lemon flavor and gluten free, these cookies are a treat everyone will love!
WW Freestyle Points 4
Prep Time : 10 minutes
Cook Time : 15 minutes
Total Time : 25 minutes
Serves : 36 cookies
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For the Cookies:



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare lined baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat liners
  • In a bowl, beat eggs. Whisk in coconut oil, vanilla extract, lemon extract and sugar until combined.
  • Add in cottage cheese, greek yogurt, baking powder and baking soda. Stir to combine.
  • Slowly add in Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-1 Flour until batter is combined. It will be thick and somewhat chunky due to the cottage cheese.
  • Drop the cookies in 1.5 tablespoon balls on the lined baking sheet (You can gently roll them in circles for prettier presentation)
  • Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes, watching carefully for the last few minutes not to burn them.
  • Allow cookies to cool completely before icing.
  • When ready to ice, whisk together powdered sugar + milk. Gently dunk the tops of the cookies in the icing mixture and sprinkle with sprinkles of choice. Allow icing to harden (about an hour) and store in an airtight container


Substitutions for this Healthy Anginetti Cookie recipe:
  • Powdered Sugar: If you want to make your own unrefined powdered sugar you can follow this tutorial. I chose not to do this because the holidays only come once a year, and a little bit of refined sugar won't hurt anyone :)
  • Extract: If you want to sub anise extract for the lemon extract in the recipe you totally can! Either extract tastes delicious in the batter, it's all about your taste preference!
  • WW Freestyle Note: Calculated using nonfat yogurt and cottage cheese
  • I recommend storing these cookies in an airtight container for up to a week

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Anginetti Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 29mg1%
Potassium 15mg0%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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