Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Cookies that are made with shredded coconut, gluten-free oats, cocoa powder, walnuts, and sweetened with coconut sugar. A healthy no bake cookie recipe that is gluten-free and vegan.
Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place oats and walnuts on baking sheet in an even layer. Toast for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
Line an additional baking sheet with parchment paper.
Place coconut oil, coconut sugar, cocoa powder, coconut cream, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stirring frequently, bring to a boil and then remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
Add the shredded coconut, toasted oats, and walnuts. Stir until coconut, oats, and walnuts are evenly incorporated and coated. Working quickly, drop a tablespoon full of cookie batter onto prepared cookie sheet.
Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet. It will be difficult, but allow them to cool completely before serving, otherwise they may crumble.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
*You can substitute full-fat coconut milk for the coconut cream if needed. Adapted from The New York Times.