Simple Healthy Treats

Montana Mountain Cookies

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October 26, 2016
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Serves 16 Cookies
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These cookies are AMAZING, even though health wise they are just like eating a bowl of oatmeal with nut and raisins! I highly recommend them.



  • 1 3/4 Cup
    Pecans (ground fine)
  • 1 Cup
    Rolled oats (ground fine)
  • 1 Cup
    Rolled oats (not ground)
  • 3/4 Cups
    Whole oat flour
  • 1 Teaspoon
    Baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon
    Sea salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon
  • 2 Tablespoons
  • 1/4 Cup
    Melted coconut oil
  • 2 Teaspoons
    Vanilla extract
  • 1/3 Cup
    Real maple syrup
  • 2/3 Cups
    Chopped raisins
  • 1/2 Cup
    Rough chopped pecans


  1. Assemble your ingredients.

    Assemble ingredients Montana Mountain Cookies
  2. Put the 1 3/4 cups pecans in a food processor and pulse until just finely ground. Then dump them in your mixing bowl.

    Ground Pecans for Montana Mountain Cookies
  3. Grind 1 cup of oats in the food processor and add them to the mixing bowl.

    Ground oats Montana Mountain Cookies
  4. Now add the rest of the dry ingredients, but NOT the chopped raisins or rough chopped pecans. They go in at the end.

    3/4 cup flour
    1 tsp baking soda
    1 cup rolled oats
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp salt

    Mix together, then make a little well in the center of the bowl to add in all the wet ingredients.

    Mixed Dry Ingredients Montana Mountain Cookies
  5. Add all the wet ingredients to the well in the center of the bowl:

    2 Tb milk
    1/4 cup melted coconut oil
    2 tsp pure vanilla extract
    1/3 cup maple syrup

    And mix everything together.

    Mixed Dry and Wet Ingredients Montana Mountain Cookies
  6. Chop the 2/3 cup raisins and add to the bowl.

  7. Rough chop the pecans (meaning leave them in pretty bit pieces.) And add them to the bowl with the other ingredients.

    Rough Chopped Nuts Montana Mountain Cookies
  8. Mix the nuts and raisins in with the other ingredients until well combined.

    All Ingredients Mixed Montana Mountain Cookies
  9. With a spoon or a cookie scoop drop about 1 heaping tablespoon of dough for each cookies on to the cookie sheet.

  10. Flatten each scoop of cookie dough with your hand.

    Use cookie scope Montana Mountain Cookies
  11. Bake for 10 minutes at 350F, do not over bake.

  12. Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for 2 minutes before placing onto a cooling rack. Cool and enjoy!

    I use these cookies on car trips, backpacking trips, as a quick breakfast, an afternoon treat or a wonderful dessert.

    Cool on cooling rack Montana mountain cookies
Nutrition: If you want an easy and enjoyable way to get your serving of whole grains and nuts each day this is it, these cookies are one of my most requested recipes and I am happy to serve them to all my loved ones because they are loaded with vitamins, healthy fiber and lots of phytonutrients.


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