ChocoCoconut Cookies

ChocoCoconut Cookies

From Rachel Begun, MS, RD, of The Gluten-Free RD

Ingredients:Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies

  • 2 cups walnut pieces
  • ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 egg whites, whisked until frothy
  • 1/8 cup plus 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes
  • ½ cup large semi-sweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a cookie sheet.

2. Grind the walnut pieces and cinnamon in a small food processor to a flour-like consistency. Mix the walnut cinnamon mixture with the eggs, honey and vanilla extract to make a batter. Mix in the coconut flakes. Batter should thicken. Toss in chocolate chips.

3. Drop equal-sized portions of batter onto cookie sheet.

4. Bake for 15 minutes, or until edges start to brown.

Makes 12 cookies.

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