Six cranberry-walnut cookies amid almonds and craisins

Low-Calorie, Chewy, and Delicious

These cookies are packed with walnuts, cranberries, and flax for the perfect healthy treat when you’re craving something sweet at the end of a meal. Unlike most packaged cookies, which are loaded with refined sugar and fats, these cookies are sweetened with dried fruit and maple syrup and contain no added oils. Cooled cookies can be stored in a sealed container in the freezer to maintain freshness. When you want a tasty treat, they’re ready to enjoy!

Prep Instructions

  • Yield: 24 (1 cookie) servings
  • Prep Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10-12 minutes
  • Total Time: 20-27 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups walnuts, finely ground
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour, spooned lightly into measuring cup
  • 1/3 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries, cacao nibs, or dried date pieces
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup soy or almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Stir together dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. Combine liquid ingredients and add to dry ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Place walnut-size mounds on a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper or a silicone pad. Flatten to desired thickness.
  5. Bake 10–12 minutes, until brown on edges or to desired doneness. Place cookies on wire racks to cool.

Nutritional Data

Calories: 97.97
Fat: 3.94 g
Saturated Fat: 0.37 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 43.01 mg
Carbohydrates: 14.97 g
Fiber: 1.34 g
Sugars: 10.05 g
Protein: 1.56 g
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