Healthy Mini Sprinkle Cookies

Healthy Mini Sprinkle Cookies

Soft, chewy, and made with the goodness of whole grains, these mini vanilla sprinkle cookies are the perfect size for kids and adults. Only 50 calories a cookie!

Healthy Mini Sprinkle Cookies

This is my go-to cookie recipe whenever I need a basic sugar cookie. Mini cookies to cookie cakes, this recipe is the way to go. It’s soft, it’s chewy, it’s sweet but not overpoweringly so. My kids love it when I whip up a batch and I love that I can sneak whole grains even in their desserts. And I admit, a few of these fresh out of the oven with a cup of coffee is pretty awesome:)

Healthy Mini Sprinkle Cookies

With simple, basic ingredients and no chill time required, you can have these beauties cooling on your counter in less than 30 minutes. What are you waiting for? Let’s get started!!

Healthy Mini Sprinkle Cookies

Healthy Mini Sprinkle Cookies

  • Yield: 48 cookies (1/2 tablespoon of dough)
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes


  • 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 large egg
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons sprinkles


  1. Preheat oven to 350F

  2. Combine flours, baking powder, and baking soda in a small bowl. Set aside.

  3. Beat butter, applesauce, egg, and sugar until creamed.

  4. Beat in flour mixture.

  5. Add 1/3 cup sprinkles and beat in completely.

  6. Using 1/2 tablespoon of dough, roll into a small ball and gently press into remaining 2 tablespoons of sprinkles.

  7. Place cookie dough balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  8. Bake for 5-6 minutes or until they are lightly brown on the bottom. Cookies will appear under baked when you pull them out but will continue to bake on the hot cookie sheet as they cool.

  9. Remove from cookie sheet after 10 minutes. Enjoy.


Nutrition Facts Servings 48.0 Amount Per Serving 1 cookie Calories 46 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2 g 3 % Saturated Fat 1 g 5 % Monounsaturated Fat 0 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 8 mg 3 % Sodium 26 mg 1 % Potassium 2 mg 0 % Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2 % Dietary Fiber 0 g 1 % Sugars 4 g Protein 1 g 1 % Vitamin A 1 % Vitamin C 1 % Calcium 0 % Iron 1 %

Healthy Mini Sprinkle Cookies

Hi, my name is Samantha and I am a self-proclaimed foodie. I love experimenting in my kitchen and creating lightened up versions of all my favorite foods. My husband and kids are my official taste testers/guinea pigs, so rest assured, if it receives a thumbs up from them, it will be a family favorite.


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