Chestnut Cherry Cashew Chocolate Cookies

by Evolved Chocolate

Chestnut Cherry Cashew Chocolate Cookies

This recipe was invented and given to us by our Instagram friend @feedyoursister
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cookies, dairy-free, gluten free, peanut-free
Servings: 15 cookies


  • 1 cup nut butter We used Trader Joe's Mixed Nut Butter
  • ¼ cup gluten free oats
  • ¾ cup chestnut flour or sub 1 cup almond flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground vanilla bean powder or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cup maple syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs or if vegan use 2 flax eggs (2 tbsp flax & 6 tbsp water)
  • cup unsweetened dried cherries chopped
  • 1 Evolved Chocolate Cashew Milk Chocolate bar cut into small chunks
  • Jacobsen's Flake Sea Salt for sprinkling on top of cookies (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • Prepare flax egg, if using, in a small bowl and set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Place all ingredients, except cherries and Cashew Milk Chocolate, in a large bowl and mix until well-combined.
  • Fold in chopped cherries and Cashew Milk Chocolate bar.
  • Using a medium-sized ice cream scooper, make 15 even mounds of dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 13-15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle flaked sea salt on top of cookies if desired.
  • Let cool completely on baking tray. Enjoy!


Cookies can be frozen in an air tight container for a few weeks. Place on the counter to thaw before eating.
If you try this recipe sure to hashtag #feedyoursister
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cookie
Servings Per Container 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 11g
Protein 5g 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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