Mason Jar Gifts: Cranberry Pistachio Cookies

Serves 12

20 Minute Prep Time

By Morgan Shupe on December 4, 2014 , categorized in Dessert, Snacks

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These perfectly red and green cookies will brighten anyone’s day. Whether your loved one is gluten-free, vegan, or a cookie addict, this is sure to become a favorite recipe. Assemble the dry ingredients in a mason jar, tie on the recipe with twine and a perfect holiday mason jar gift is made.

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  • Dry Ingredients (in jar)
  • 2 Tbsp flaxseed, ground
  • 1½ cup gluten-free oats
  • ½ cup gluten-free oat flour
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 Tbsp pistachios, chopped
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • Wet Ingredients (to add)
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil or melted coconut oil
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 5 Tbsp water


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Combine bananas, peanut butter, oil and maple syrup and mix well.

  3. Combine remaining ingredients.

  4. Combine wet and dry ingredients together.

  5. Drop cookies by the spoonful onto cookie sheet.

  6. Bake 15-17 minutes or until slightly browned.

Morgan Shupe

Morgan Shupe is a Vancouver chef, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her amazingly delicious plant-based recipes for meals and smoothies are well-renowned at the Vega HQ kitchen—where she was formerly Vega’s Chef.