Healthy and delicious Baklava Cookies!
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Baklava Cookies

These healthy and delicious Baklava Cookies remain soft and they're loaded with flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, walnuts, vegan, recipe, healthy, honey
Servings: 24 Servings
Calories: 109kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson


  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar or evaporated cane juice
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk box (or almond milk)
  • 1/3 cup honey sub agave nectar for vegan
  • 2 Tablespoons sunflower or coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon wheat bran
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the coconut sugar, almond butter, coconut milk, honey, oil, and extract.
  • Stir in the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, flax seeds, and wheat bran.
  • Once combined, stir in lemon zest, walnuts, and rolled oats.
  • Using a small cookie scoop (Tablespoon size), drop onto prepared baking sheets. Bake for 6 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool on baking sheets for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer cookies to a wire cooling rack, and allow to cool completely.


These cookies are very soft, and will not look cooked when they are removed from the oven. They will remain soft and somewhat gooey in the middle.


Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.7mg