Dairy Free Wyoming Cowboy Cookies (Gluten-Free)

If you love chunky cookies with lots of goodies in them, you're in for a treat! These Gluten-Free Wyoming Cowboy Cookies are filled with coconut, oats, chocolate chips, and sunflower seeds and are made without traditional pecans, so they are allergy-friendly (as well as dairy and egg-free!)
Gluten-free; Free of: dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts (except coconut)
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cowboy cookies, dairy free cowboy cookies, gluten free cowboy cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 22 cookies
Calories 110kcal
Author Sarah Jane Parker



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda. Set aside
  • In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, palm oil, and vanilla with a hand blender until mixed well
  • Add the flour mixture to the brown sugar mixture along with the rice milk and beat to combine until a dough forms
  • Add the coconut, chocolate chips, oats, and sunflower seeds (if using) to the dough and mix well either with a hand mixer or a spoon by hand
  • Pinch off 1 Tablespoon dough and roll into balls, place on the parchment lined cookies sheets about 2 inches apart and lightly flatten with your hands. The dough should not be sticky but easy to roll
  • Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven
  • Allow cookies to cool on the pan for about 5 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Enjoy!


Traditionally, Cowboy Cookies have chopped pecans in them, but since my daughter has tree nut allergies we skipped adding it to these cookies and used sunflower seeds instead.


Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.3mg