Five coconut mound cookies on a white surface

A Bite of Chewy, Sweet Goodness

Not only are these cookies filled with fiber, protein, and heart-healthy benefits; they’re a fun treat served warm out of the oven. Prep them to the cookie-sheet stage and then set them aside while you fix your meal. As you sit down to eat, place them in a preheated oven so everyone can enjoy a fresh baked cookie to finish off their dinner.

Prep Instructions

  • Yield: 30 (1 cookie) servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12-15 minutes
  • Total Time: 27-30 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsweetened macaroon coconut
  • 1 1/3 cups tiny, dried date pieces
  • 3/4 cup cacao nibs
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons dry quick oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup peanut or almond butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
  2. Combine liquids and add to dry ingredient mixture.
  3. Prepare cookie sheet with parchment or silicone pad.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 12–15 minutes.

NOTE: If you cannot find tiny date pieces, chop up some larger ones. If the date pieces are too hard and dry, soak them briefly in hot water and then drain.

Nutritional Data

Calories: 145.27
Fat: 9.27 g
Saturated Fat: 4.54 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 26.40 mg
Carbohydrates: 11.14 g
Fiber: 4.48 g
Sugars: 6.79 g
Protein: 2.57 g
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