Granola Cookies

Grain-free cookies made with almond flour and everything you love in your favorite granola.

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup smooth almond butter
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 3 tablespoon brown rice syrup, maple syrup, or honey
  • 2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut + extra for sprinkling
  • 1/3 cup quinoa flakes
  • 3 tablespoon ground flax seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Combine almond butter, rice syrup, vanilla, and coconut oil in a small sauce pan. Heat on medium low and simmer for 5 minutes, or until drippy/liquidy stirring every minute or so. Be sure it doesn’t burn!
  2. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Pour heated almond butter mixture into nuts and seeds bowl, and stir until all pieces are coated.
  4. Form into cookies, sprinkle with coconut and bake at 350F for 15-18 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before eating.

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Notes

If honey is used, recipe is no longer vegan.

Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 178
  • Calories from Fat: 117
  • Total Fat: 13
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Carbs: 12.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Net Carbs: 9.6 g
  • Sugars: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g