Healthy, Granola Cookies

After the holidays are over, I always go through cookie withdrawal. It seems like I am making and eating keto cookies all December and then, once January hits, all the cookies go away. I miss them! However, I am usually pretty busy in January and don’t always have time to make cookies. I also like to “reset” my keto diet for the new year and try to limit my sweets, even if those sweets happen to be keto. It’s good to have on-going diet goals, right?

But the thing is, I still want cookies. I just need cookies. So, I decided to create an easy cookie recipe that would be January-friendly. It had to be something I could make quickly and also something that had some really good nutritional value. This way, I could eat cookies, get my cookie fix, and not feel bad about it at all! I decided to make a “granola cookie”.

Keto Chewy Keto Granola Cookies

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I came up with the idea for a granola cookie when I was munching on a bag of So Nourished Maple Pecan Granola. It is amazing, keto granola that is made with tons of seeds, nuts, and tasty low carb flavors. It would make a perfect addition to any cookie. Forget chocolate chips! Granola crunch inside a cookie sounds way healthier and still super delicious. It also sounds like something new and exciting- I have never seen a cookie with a granola crunch- have you?

I started the recipe with almond flour, my favorite keto baking flour. Almond flour is also perfect for my “healthy cookie” recipe since it has tons of nutritional benefits. Almonds are full of healthy fats which are imperative to a keto diet. They also contain fiber, protein, vitamin E and magnesium.

Almond flour also makes cookies that are not too dense but have a nice, chewy texture. You can find almond flour in most grocery stores, but you can also make it yourself by grinding almonds into a fine powder using a food processor.

Low Carb Chewy Keto Granola Cookies

Chewy cookies are always my favorite and a chewy cookie with a crunchy granola filling sounded amazing. To keep the cookie dough soft and chewy, I added gelatin to the recipe. Gelatin not only helps the texture of the cookies stay soft and chewy, but it also helps hold the cookies together.

Anyone who has ever made a keto cookie knows that crumbling can be a problem! Using gelatin helps prevent the cookies from falling apart and keeps them soft- a total winner of an ingredient! Be sure to use unflavored gelatin so the cookies do not have a weird taste (beef gelatin does not work well, I have tried!).

With the almond flour, granola, gelatin and a few other perfect cookie ingredients, I was able to create a tasty little cookie that is January-perfect. These cookies are simple to make, very healthy, low carb and also delicious. Give them a try and curb your need for cookies. I know I will be making these all month (and probably longer!). Enjoy!

Chewy Keto Granola Cookies
Chewy Keto Granola Cookies
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Macros per serving:
• 136 Calories
• 13g of Fat
• 4g of Protein
• 1g of Net Carbs
Serves
16 cookies
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Serves
16 cookies
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Chewy Keto Granola Cookies
Chewy Keto Granola Cookies
Votes: 2
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Macros per serving:
• 136 Calories
• 13g of Fat
• 4g of Protein
• 1g of Net Carbs
Serves
16 cookies
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Serves
16 cookies
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings: cookies
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and line two sheet pans with parchment paper.
  2. Chop the granola roughly, breaking apart some of the nuts and larger clumps.
  3. Mix together the almond flour, gelatin powder, erythritol, cinnamon and baking powder.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the melted butter, egg and vanilla.
  5. Mix the wet ingredients into the dries, stirring to form a thick dough. Fold in the chopped granola
  6. Scoop the cookie dough onto your baking sheets, making scoops that are about 2 tablespoons in size. You should get about 16 cookies.
  7. Bake the cookies for about 15 minutes or until the tops and edges are golden brown. Remove from the oven and let cool completely then enjoy!
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