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A close up of colorful gluten free monster cookies studded with chocolate and candy coated chocolate drops.
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5 from 7 votes

Monster Cookies

This gluten free and nut free version of the classic Halloween Cookie is sure to please everyone! Lower in sugar, and full of whole grain oats and sunflower butter for a higher protein option.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 10 cookies
Calories: 264kcal



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees C.
  • Add the sunflower butter, coconut oil, honey, egg, vanilla, sea salt and baking powder to a bowl, and mix together well until creamy.
  • In the same bowl, add in the rest of the ingredients. I typically add 1/2 of the chocolate drops, then use the rest of them to decorate the tops of the cookies. Mix together the ingredients until all are wet.
  • Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup (dipped in water first) to scoop out cookies. I slightly under fill the cup, and end up with 10 large cookies from this recipe.
  • These cookies will not spread very much, so using wet fingers, press the cookies down into a nice cookie shape. Use remaining chocolate drops to decorate the tops.
  • Bake for 10-13 minutes, until brown around the edges. The cookies will look under baked and shiny in the centers, but firm up well once they have cooled.
  • Store in the refrigerator or freezer for several weeks (or longer) in an airtight container or freezer ziplock bags. These cookies hold up well at room temperature and are a great lunch box treat option. 



Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.4mg