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Almond Joy Oatmeal Cookies


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp cinnamon
  • tsp sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil or butter, melted but not hot
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • ¾ tsp almond extract
  • ½ cup honey (or liquid sweetener of your choice)
  • ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate, finely chopped (** or mini chocolate chips work as well)


  • In a medium bowl, add the oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Whisk until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the coconut oil (or clarified butter), egg, and almond extract. Stir in the honey.
  • Add in the flour mix, stirring just until combined.
  • Fold in the shredded coconut and a little over half of the chocolate.
  • Chill for 30 minutes to an hour
  • Preheat the oven to 325°F, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Drop the cookie dough into 12 rounded scoops onto the prepared sheet. Flatten each cookie slightly and press the remaining chocolate into the tops.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Let cool on the pan for 10 - 15 minutes before putting them onto a wire rack to cool completely