Chocolate healthy russian tea cookies

Chocolate healthy russian tea cookies

Even while on a healthy diet, you can eat deliciously and allow yourself sweets. And today we will have chocolate healthy russian tea cookies. They are made on a cottage cheese dough without any oil, and the high-grade flour is completely replaced with whole grain. After baking, they resemble buns more, and the next day they harden a bit, 'mature' and become similar to the usual gingerbread cookies.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Bakery
Cuisine Russian
Servings 18 people
Calories 40 kcal


  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 plate
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 food processor


  • 1 pc egg
  • 200 g cottage cheese
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 140 g wheat flour whole grain
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon ground


  • Prepare everything necessary. The cottage cheese should be dry and granular, not paste-like.
    Ingredients for chocolate healthy russian tea cookies
  • It is convenient to knead the dough in a food processor. Pour the cottage cheese into the bowl, break the egg, add honey. If it is very sugary, heat it in the microwave.
    1 pc egg, 200 g cottage cheese, 2 tbsp honey
    Egg, honey, cottage cheese
  • Process for a couple of seconds. Add cocoa powder and cinnamon. You can also use other spices if you like. Ginger, nutmeg, and cloves would be suitable here.
    2 tsp cocoa powder, ¼ tsp cinnamon
    Cocoa, cinnamon in a food processor
  • Mix again. Add half of the whole grain flour and baking powder.
    1 tsp baking powder, 140 g wheat flour
    Flour and baking powder in the bowl of the combine
  • While the food processor is working, knead the dough in it, then transfer it to a plate and continue by hand, adding flour. The amount depends on the moisture of the cottage cheese, so watch the consistency. The dough should be slightly sticky. Regarding the flour, the rule here is: the less, the better, so the cookies will be softer.
    140 g wheat flour
    Dough for healthy russian tea cookies
  • Break off a small piece of dough with your hands, roll it into a ball, and place it on the baking sheet. If necessary, you can lightly dust your palms with flour.
    Dough for russian tea cookies and blanks
  • Make the blanks for the future gingerbread cookies, lay them out on the baking sheet at a distance from each other, as they will increase in size during baking.
    Blanks for healthy russian tea cookies
  • Put in the oven and keep for 15 minutes at 160 degrees Celsius.
    Baked russian tea cookies
  • The healthy chocolate gingerbread cookies are ready. They are soft, and while hot, slightly moist inside. After cooling, they become a bit denser. Yielded 18 pieces.
    Chocolate healthy russian tea cookies


Calories: 40kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.05gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 50mgPotassium: 22mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 0.4gVitamin A: 16IUVitamin C: 0.001mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 0.4mg




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