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Chocolate Oatmeal Almond Flour Cookies

by Heather

Made in under 15 minutes, these healthy chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies come together quickly when you need that cookie! When your craving for a cookie hits, bring out this healthy cookie recipe and mix it up! They are made with oatmeal and almond flour, keeping them gluten-free. Just 1/4 cup of maple syrup sweetens up the whole batch, making this a lower sugar cookie. Perfect to enjoy as an after-dinner treat or a sweet breakfast addition!

Chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Almond Flour Cookies

I’m a huge fan of making cookies with my kids. It’s fun for them to mix up, and of course, we all love eating the cookies at the end!

Anytime I can level up the ingredients in a dessert recipe I do that. And for these double chocolate oatmeal cookies, we do that!

While they are much lower in sugar than your average cookie, you wouldn’t know that. The maple syrup adds the perfect amount of sweetness, and if you add the mini chocolate chips in, they are decadent and delicious!

Make with kids, or make on your own. Either way, get these cookies going!

Ingredients in oatmeal almond flour cookies

Ingredients in Chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies

How to make these healthy chocolate cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl mix the almond flour, oats, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.  In a small bowl, whisk the butter, maple syrup, and vanilla together.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix together. Stir in the chocolate chips and chopped nutss.
  4. Take a spoon and drop mounts onto an ungreased baking sheet.  Bake for 7-9 minutes, until the edges begin to set. Cool and enjoy!
Gluten Free Double Chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies

Tips and tricks

These healthy oatmeal cookies have a nice texture with the rolled oats, crunchy cashews, and little chunks of chocolate. 

I highly suggest putting them in the fridge for a little bit. The texture changes from slightly crumby out of the oven, to melt in your mouth good!

Substitutions

  • If you don’t need to keep these cookies gluten-free you can sub in whole wheat flour for the almond flour
  • Use quick oats instead of rolled oats
  • Cacao powder is a great sub for cocoa powder
  • Honey can be used in place of maple syrup
  • Coconut oil or ghee work great in place of butter as well
  • Any chopped nuts work well! Pecans and hazelnuts are especially delicious
Chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies

How to store leftover cookies

As I mentioned, I highly suggest storing these cookies in the fridge. They keep for up to a week (if not devoured before then!).

You can also freeze them really well for up to 6 months!

Chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies

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5 from 2 votes

Chocolate Oatmeal Almond Flour Cookies

Made in under 15 minutes, these healthy chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies come together quickly when you need that cookie! When your craving for a cookie hits, bring out this healthy cookie recipe and mix it up! They are made with oatmeal and almond flour, keeping them gluten-free. Just 1/4 cup of maple syrup sweetens up the whole batch, making this a lower sugar cookie. Perfect to enjoy as an after-dinner treat, or a sweet breakfast addition!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond flour, chocolate, cookie, gluten free, healthy dessert, oatmeal
Servings: 12
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Heather

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl mix the almond flour, oats, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.  In a small bowl, whisk the butter, maple syrup, and vanilla together.
    how to make chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix together. Stir in the chocolate chips and chopped nutss.
    how to make chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies
  • Take a spoon and drop mounts onto an ungreased baking sheet.  Bake for 7-9 minutes, until the edges begin to set. Cool and enjoy!
    how to make chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies

Notes

My favorite way to enjoy these cookies is after they’ve chilled in the fridge – give it a try and let me know what you think!
Did you make this recipe?Be sure to tag me @fitmamarealfood or tag #fitmamarealfood!

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 2.2g
Chocolate oatmeal almond flour cookies

If you try this recipe, I’d love it if you left a star rating and comment below letting me know how it turned out!

XO

Heather

*Originally published in June 2012. Updated December 2020.*

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12 comments

Erica June 9, 2013 - 11:09 pm

Hope camping is so much fun! These cookies look delicious! I love what oats does to cookies. NOM

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Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers June 10, 2013 - 5:25 am

What a great recipe! The cookies look so darn delicious!!

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Ashley @ My Food N Fitness Diaries June 10, 2013 - 7:56 am

Yum! Looks delicious. Pinning!!

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Heather @ Join Us, Pull up a Chair June 10, 2013 - 8:55 am

They look great! Have fun camping!

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Amy | Amy's Cooking Adventures June 10, 2013 - 8:42 pm

These look delicious! Love how healthy they are!

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Shelley C June 11, 2013 - 9:56 am

I hope you’re having fun camping! Those cookies look AMAZING. So going to make those!

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Jeanie June 11, 2013 - 11:59 am

My kids absolutely love these cookies. They are a bit crumbly. You can make them with an egg (I tried that) and they’re good, but I like them better without it. Without the egg there’s almost something chocolate-shortbread-like about them. The egg made the flavors of the oil, etc. less flavorful–um, if that makes sense. (But the egg does bind it together better…)

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Miz Helen June 11, 2013 - 5:09 pm

Hi Heather,
Awesome photos of your delicious Chocolate Oat Breakfast Cookie, who doesn’t want a cookie for breakfast. Hope you are having a great week.
Miz Helen
Group B SRC

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CJ @ Morsels of Life June 14, 2013 - 1:07 pm

Those sound like some tasty cookies! And who doesn’t like a cookie for breakfast? 😛

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Rebekah June 16, 2013 - 2:02 pm

Cookies for breakfast would go over great at my house! These look scrumptious. 🙂

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Elizabeth McGarr McCue January 9, 2021 - 9:53 am

5 stars
These were a hit with both my kids. We did put them in the fridge as Heather suggested and that was the ticket! Will definitely make these again.

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Heather January 10, 2021 - 5:30 am

Yay, so glad you all liked them! That little chill makes them extra special 🙂

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