This is an overhead image of gluten free monster cookies laying on a white piece of parchment paper. The cookies have oats and M&Ms visible and are sprinkled with some salt. Recipe
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Healthy Gluten Free Monster Cookies

The best and most outrageous monster cookie recipe! Your favorite oatmeal chocolate chip monster cookies are made healthy and gluten free!

Prep: 40 minCook: 12 minTotal: 52 min
Servings: 16 cookies 1x


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature or slightly softened and melted in the microwave
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour (How to Make Almond Flour)
  • 1 cup gluten free old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup M&M candies
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • flakey finishing salt (optional)


  1. Use an electric mixer or handheld whisk to cream together the softened butter, coconut sugar, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl.

  2. Add the almond flour, oats, baking soda, and salt.

  3. Mix again until combined.

  4. Add the chocolate chips, chopped pecans and M&Ms to the bowl. Save a few M&Ms to press into the tops of the cookies.

  5. Fold everything together and then place the cookie dough into the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.

  6. Preheat oven to 350F.

  7. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and use a cookie scooper to scoop out 8 cookie dough balls onto your piece of parchment paper.

  8. Press the reserved M&Ms into the tops of each cookie.

  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges are golden brown.

  10. VERY IMPORTANT! Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 10 – 15 minutes before you try to transfer them to a cooling rack. 

  11. Sprinkle with flakey salt and enjoy!

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 155
  • Sugar: 12.1g
  • Sodium: 164mg
  • Fat: 10.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Protein: 1.7g
  • Cholesterol: 27mg
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