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Paleo Cinnamon Apple Cookies (Vegan)

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  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Chill Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen cookies 1x


These chewy paleo cinnamon apple cookies are made with tahini and dried apples.  They're paleo, vegan, gluten free and nut free.


  • 1/3 cup tahini (salted)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup ground flax (21g)*
  • 3 Tbsp coconut flour (22g)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup crisp dried apple pieces (20-25g)**


  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine tahini, maple syrup, melted coconut oil and vanilla.  Mix until well combined.
  2. Mix in the the ground flax, coconut flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  3. Fold the apple pieces into the dough.
  4. Refrigerate cookie dough for 20-30 minutes. 
  5. While dough is chilling, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. When the dough is ready, scoop the cooking dough onto the lined baking sheet.  Each cookie should be 1 rounded tablespoon in size, making 12 cookies.
  7. Place the cookies in the oven and bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes.
  8. Cool cookies on baking sheet for 5-10 minutes, then transfer to a wire cooling rack.


*To make the ground flax, I suggest using a coffee grinder to grind whole flax seed

**This recipe has only been tested using crispy, crunchy dried apples.  Crush the dried apples so that they are in small pieces (using crumbs from the bottom of the bag is great too).