Soft and chewy Paleo granola cookies make for a perfect snack to satisfy your sweet tooth. Change up your cookie routine with a granola cookie any flavor you choose!
Is there anything better than being able to eat a cookie that doesnt make you feel like crap after you are done eating it?
I think not.
In fact, being able to enjoy a Paleo cookie is one of the best things about the Paleo diet. You can absolutely find a way to eat that tastes amazing and helps you stick with your health goals!
These cookies are soft and thick and chewy. And there is a yummy texture of granola inside and outside the cookie!
Now obviously the flavor of your granola will change how YOUR cookie tastes but you can absolutely use ANY crunchy Paleo granola you like for this recipe. How freaking cool is that?
Imagine the possibilities!
But for me, I went with Seven Sundays Rise and Shine Grain Free Muesli. I was able to find a huge bag at Costco, and was bored putting it on smoothie bowls.
So of course the next logical thing to top it on is a cookie!
Ingredients and Substitutions for Soft and Chewy Paleo Granola Cookies
Let's have a chit chat about what you need, and what is ok to sub out when you make these cookies.
You will need:
- Paleo granola
- almond flour
- light tasting olive oil
- coconut sugar
- baking soda, baking powder, salt
Paleo granola- you can make this with any flavor Paleo hard granola you can find. This is not a good recipe for a softy and chew granola in my opinion.
Almond flour- I think these cookies are forgiving enough you could get away with an almond meal instead of flour if that is all you have. Don't sub in coconut flour 1-1 that will not end well due to the amount of liquid coconut flour absorbs.
Light tasting olive oil- first, be sure you are not using something like EVOO. That will most likely end up with a funny taste. You can sub in refined coconut oil or even ghee, but this has not been tested.
Coconut sugar- you can sub in another Paleo friendly granulated sugar like granulated maple sugar, but I would not recommend subbing in a liquid sugar like honey or maple syrup. It will again change the ration of wet to dry and result in a different texture.
Baking powder- if you are strict Paleo, you will need to make your own baking powder. Here is a recipe you could try King Arthur Baked Goods Paleo Baking Powder.
Expert Tips and how to store
Here are my tips for you when making this recipe:
- Use parchment paper for linking your cookie sheet.
- Let them cool on the cookie sheet for at least 5-10 minutes before removing to a cooling rack.
- Be sure to top with the extra granola as soon as they come out of the oven and press down very slightly so it sticks a bit.
- These will be a dark brown in color so you need to go by how they look and feel. When they are finished baking they should be set in the center, but not firm. The edges will be slightly darker than the center. Do not over bake.
- If your granola has tons of big clusters you will want to break these apart. So crush slightly.
How to store:
These cookies are soft and will continue to soften at room temperature. For this reason I prefer to store these in the refrigerator, especially if you are not going to eat them all in one day.
Ready to get your granola on? Head down to the recipe and print it off! Then to be the coolest you should make these then tag me on IG @sweetrusticbakes!
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