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Coconut Date Cookies

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time40 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

This delicious treat is a delicious and healthy way to treat yourself in moderation!

 6-7 dried pitted dates (to taste)
 1 cup rolled gluten free rolled oats
 2 cups whole wheat or gluten free flour
 ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
 ½ tbsp cinnamon
 ¼ tbsp nutmeg
 ½ cup unsweetened coconut milk yogurt or applesauce
 ½ cup maple syrup

Soak dates in 1 cup of water for 30 minutes.


Preheat oven to 375° F.


Combine oats, flour, coconut, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl.


Roughly chop the dates.


Add applesauce or yogurt, syrup, and dates and mix until all ingredients are moist.


Form little balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet (it may take some work to form the dough and get the balls to stick together).


Press cookies lightly so they do not roll off cookie sheet.


Bake for 10 minutes.


Take out cookie sheet and flip cookies. Bake for an additional 5-10 minutes.


Let cool for 2-5 minutes before serving.

Notes: Nutrition information is dependent upon the brand of ingredients used. The nutrition information provided below is just to be used as a guide and assumes recipe was followed using exact ingredients mentioned above.
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 cookies

Servings 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 150
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g7%

Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 90mg4%
Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 35g12%

Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 30g
Protein 2g4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.