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Macadamia Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Simple ingredient swaps and the incorporation of whole foods can up the nutrient level of baked goods significantly without sacrificing great flavor.

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Macadamia Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time29 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 138kcal


  • cups blanched almond flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup organic non-hydrogenated palm shortening or unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar use ½ cup for sweeter cookies
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup raw macadamia nuts chopped
  • 1/3 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries roughly chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the almond flour, baking soda, and salt. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening or butter and coconut sugar with an electric mixer. Add the egg and vanilla. Beat to combine. Add the flour mixture and beat to form a thick dough. Stir in the nuts, chocolate chips, and dried cranberries by hand.
  • Roll tablespoons of the dough into balls. Place them 2 inches apart on the baking sheets. Flatten gently with the palm of your hand to about ½-inch thick cookie shapes.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to three days, or freeze for longer storage.


Nutrition Facts
Macadamia Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 72mg3%
Potassium 12mg0%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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