July 13, 2024


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Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts

Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts

Soft-baked, rich chocolate brownie cookies with a subtle hint of peppermint! These Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts will be your new favorite treat for the holidays. Gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and no added sugar!

Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts

Holiday baking season is here! More specifically, it’s time to bake ALL the Christmas and holiday cookies.

Holiday Baking

What’s your favorite kind of cookie? If I HAD to choose, it would hands down be my Grandma’s homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnuts…no one can make them like her. But in reality, I think mine depends on what time of year it is. In the summer, I love a good lemony shortbread; in winter, I crave deeper flavors like molasses and ginger. Don’t get me wrong, I am not one to turn down a cookie ANY time of year…but there are just certain flavors and tastes that fit well with certain seasons and occasions!

Today’s cookie recipe is just perfect for Christmastime. It’s got everything you could ever want in a sweet treat. Chocolatey goodness. Rich, buttery flavor. Soft-baked texture. And this recipe is SUPER easy to make!

Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts

Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts

With only 10 ingredients, these cookies are some of the simplest holiday cookies you’ll make all season long but also, some of the TASTIEST! It’s so amazing the flavors that simple, whole food ingredients can bring to a recipe. In this one in particular, the unsweetened cocoa lends its rich, bold taste making these extra chocolatey and fudgy, while the almond flour gives them a nutty and rich buttery flavor! Such a wonderful combination.

How to Make Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts

If you’ve been looking for a healthy holiday cookie to make for all your upcoming gatherings, LOOK NO FURTHER.

Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies combine your two favorite desserts into one fudgy, decadent, yet GOOD FOR YOU #holidaytreat. Made with simple whole food ingredients like almond flour, cacao, monk fruit, egg, and Zero Acre Farm Cultured Oil.

These epically delicious #holidaycookies are:

  • grain-free
  • gluten-free
  • dairy-free
  • paleo-friendly
  • full of healthy fats
  • no added sugar

…and the recipe couldn’t be simpler!

Grab the recipe below and get to baking.

Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts


Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies

  • Author: Kaila Proulx
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 13 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 6 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Diet: Gluten Free

1/2 cup almond flour

1/4 cup coconut flour

1/4 cup granulated monkfruit

3 tbsp dark cocoa powder

1/2 tsp baking powder

a pinch of sea salt

2 tbsp Zero Acre Farm Cultured Oil

1 egg

1/2 cup dairy-free peppermint mocha creamer

1/4 cup chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, combine dry ingredients (except walnuts). Whisk together and then add in oil, creamer, and the egg. Stir until evenly combined. Fold in walnuts and stir until evenly distributed.

Divide batter into 6 cookies on the baking sheet. Bake for 13-14 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool COMPLETELY on the baking sheet as the cookies will continue to cook as they cool. Store in the fridge for up to a week and in the freezer for up to a month!

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Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts

Dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, and sugar-free too…these Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies are the nutty, chocolatey cookies that not only TASTE amazing but are pretty darn good for you too!

So that’s that friends…an easy, healthy, DELICIOUS cookie recipe for the holiday season! I hope you’ll take some time to celebrate today. Whether it’s a food holiday or not, a cookie just makes your day a little better, ya know?

What’s your favorite kind of cookie to EAT?

What’s your favorite kind of cookie to BAKE?

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23 responses to “Chocolate Peppermint Brownie Cookies with Walnuts [dairy-free + gluten-free]”

  1. I love a soft baked cookie. These sound amazing

  2. I love any peanut butter themed cookie the very best, but I love chocolate cookies too!!!! The buttery goodness of a cookie combined with ice cream is my favorite. I didn’t actually eat a cookie yesterday, but I did eat chocolate cookie dough icecream… Does that count? :o)

  3. Could you use honey instead of the stevia syrup? Or maple syrup?

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  5. Those cookies will be a special holiday treat! Hope you have a great week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday.
    Miz Helen

  6. Sounds delicious and looks so moist! Thanks you for sharing at the What’s for Dinner Party!

  7. I love almond flour for baking! Pinning to try!

  8. These are so up my street! They look delicious!! x #brillblogposts

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  10. Vicky Waters says:

    I love these cookies so much! I substitute two tablespoons of sugar free chocolate syrup for the stevia syrup and add additional liquid splenda. And for the coup de grace I add two tablespoons of sugar free chocolate chips. This doesn’t add much to the net carbs either! They are divine – a just about perfect sweet treat. Thank you so much for sharing your recipe!

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