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Chocolate Cranberry Walnut Cookies © Jeanette's Healthy Living

Chocolate Cranberry Walnut Cookies

Adapted from Cooking Light. These cookies are chock full of whole grains, dried fruit, nuts and dark chocolate. These cookies have more fiber and protein, and less fat and sugar than many cookie recipes, perfect when you're craving something sweet.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 3 dozen


  • 2/3 cup gluten-free flour mix
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup packed organic light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, oats, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl. Mix well. Add oil, brown sugar, almond extract and egg. Beat with electric mixer until well blended.
  3. Add dried cranberries, walnuts and chocolate chips and mix well.
  4. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a tablespoon, form cookies on baking sheet, making sure to leave 2 inches in between the cookies.
  5. Bake 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned. Let cool on pan for a few minutes before removing to a cooling rack.