Zesty Almond Butter Cookies

Yield ~30 cookies


  • 1¼ cup oats (plain Quaker oats or comparable)
  • 1 cup almond butter (or your favorite nut butter)
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp apple sauce (no sugar added)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1½ tsp baking soda
  • Zest of 4 oranges
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.

Mix all the ingredients together in a medium sized bowl.

Use a spoon (or your hand) to form large marble sized portions of the cookie dough. If you’re using your hands, I suggest spraying them with cooking spray to prevent the dough from sticking to your hands, and enabling you to better form round ball shapes (it’s a naturally gooey mixture due to the almond butter).

Space the dough mounds equally on a baking sheet, usually 12-15 at a time.

Bake for 8 minutes.

Allow to cool on the baking sheet for ~5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.



Approximate Nutritional Info for 1 cookie:

Calories: 84, Fat: 5, Carbs: 9.5, Fiber: 1, Protein: 2, Sugar: 5

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