Healthy Vegan Cowboy Cookies

Looking to whip up a batch of healthy cookies? Lighten things up with these crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside healthy vegan cowboy cookies! They’re made with peanut butter, oats, coconut, and walnuts! If you love peanut butter cookies, then I know you’ll love these healthy vegan cowboy cookies!

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 13
  • Total Time: 23 minutes
Author: Lee Hersh
Yield: 18 1x


Dry Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed

Wet Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup peanut butter, all-natural
  • 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flax seed + 3 tablespoons water)
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon Silk unsweetened almond milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Prepare flax egg by placing 1 tablespoon of ground flax seed and 3 tablespoons of water in a small bowl. Whisk until combined. Place in fridge and let sit for 15 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together all dry ingredients except for brown sugar. Set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl add brown sugar to melted coconut oil, whisk until combined. Then, add flax egg and whisk again. Add the rest of the wet ingredients and whisk until combined.
  5. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix until your cookie dough has formed.
  6. Scoop out a heaping tablespoon of dough and roll into a ball. Then, flatted between your palms (the cookies will not expand!). Place on cookie sheet and bake at 350ºF for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Remove cookies from oven, let cool, and enjoy!


  • Serving Size: 1/18
  • Calories: 208
  • Sugar: 11
  • Sodium: 76
  • Fat: 12
  • Carbohydrates: 22
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 6


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