Sunflower Seed Cookies

Susan Feliciano


This recipe uses all natural ingredients, and no processed sugar. Whole wheat pastry flour can be found at health food stores, or you can substitute unbleached all-purpose flour, or regular whole wheat flour.

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3 dozen cookies
10 Min
15 Min


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1 c
butter or shortening
1 c
honey or sorghum, or half cup of each
1 tsp
1 1/2 c
whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
3 c
1 c
sunflower seeds
1/2 c
shredded coconut (optional)
sunflower seeds for topping (optional)

How to Make Sunflower Seed Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 350°. Line cookie pans with parchment or silicone mats. Make sure butter is softened to room temperature.
  • 2Blend together the butter, honey or sorghum, eggs, and vanilla.
    Stir together the flour, soda, and salt. Stir the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture. Fold in the oats, sunflower seeds, and coconut.
  • 3Drop by tablespoons 2" apart on prepared baking sheets. If desired, press about 1/2 teaspoon additional sunflower seeds on top of cookies as decoration, flattening cookies slightly.
  • 4Bake at 350° about 12-15 minutes, until golden brown. Allow to cool on pans about 3 minutes; then remove to wire rack to finish cooling.

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About Sunflower Seed Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy

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