Orange Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies {Paleo}


This yummy seasonal holiday cookie is a nice twist from a regular chocolate chip cookie. This recipe is inspired by Paleo Running MommaCRANBERRY ORANGE CHEWY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES {PALEO & VEGAN}. If you are looking for a vegan option, check out her page for this recipe and other vegan recipes. *You should follow her page anyway because she has amazing recipes!

Hope you enjoy this alternative, when regular chocolate chip cookies are abundant for the holiday season!


Orange Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies {Paleo}



  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, softened but not fully liquid
  • 1/4 cup smooth almond butter
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp zest of 1 orange
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together the almond and tapioca flours, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together the almond butter and coconut oil until smooth, then add the maple syrup, coconut sugar, vanilla and orange zest; continue to mix until very smooth. Add in the egg and beat until fully combined.
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients with a spoon until a sticky cookie dough forms. Fold in the cranberries and chocolate chips. Chill the mixture in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  5. Use a cookie scoop to drop the mixture onto a cookie sheet about 2 inches apart, or hand roll into balls.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes or until cookies are beginning to brown on the edges.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool on the baking sheet about 5 minutes, then carefully transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Enjoy!





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