Gluten Free Chunky Monkey Cookies

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chunky monkey cookies

Healthy Chunky Monkey Cookie Details

Coming in hot with another recipe! I’ve taken classic chunky monkey cookies and put a healthy spin on them. These are one of Ford and my favorites! Trust me, if you have a toddler/kiddo, they will love them. We eat these cookies for breakfast, a snack or a treat!

I’ve found baking is a great way to “hide” super healthy ingredients for kids. In this recipe I use flaxseeds and chia seeds – both brain food, high in omega-3 fatty acids and good sources of protein!

If you missed my first healthy cookie recipe, chocolate chip coconut, check it out here. Below is the ingredient list and steps to make these cookies. Enjoy!


{Makes 12}

2 ripe medium bananas

1/2 cup almond butter (you can also use peanut butter)

1/4 cup water

1 tablespoon vanilla

1 cup almond flour

1 tablespoon ground flaxseed

1 tablespoon ground chia seeds

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup dark chocolate chips

1/3 cup dried cranberries (you can also use raisins)


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

2. Use a mixer (hand or KitchenAid), beat together bananas, almond butter, water and vanilla

3. In a medium bowl stir together dry ingredients: almond flour, flaxseeds, chia seeds, baking powder, cinnamon and salt

4. Combine the wet and dry ingredient. Mix until combined.

5. Fold in chocolate chips and dried cranberries

6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper

7. Place 12 cookies onto the baking sheet evenly

8. If you have more banana, add a slice to the top of each cookie

9. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Let them cool and enjoy!

Note: I keep these in the refrigerator. You can also freeze and pull out at a later date.

chunky monkey cookies

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  1. Thank You Honey🥰 My grandkids are allergic to so many things these are great😘😘😘😘❤️