Cranberry, Walnut, Dark Chocolate & Coconut Pancakes

Submitted by Shelby Wood 

A bright and festive way to start your Thanksgiving day


  • Preferred pancake mix
  • Approximately (add more or less depending on how much you love the following):
    • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts
    • 1/4 cup dried and chopped cranberries
    • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
    • 1/4 cup shaved coconut flakes
  • Local maple syrup (optional)
  • Coconut whip cream (optional)


  1. In a large mixing bowl add all ingredients from packaged pancake mix (or make your own from scratch)
  2. Add walnuts, cranberries, coconut flakes and chocolate chips. Mix these in to your pancake batter.
  3. Add pancake batter to warm griddle. Flip when you begin to notice bubbles.
  4. When pancakes are cooked through (follow directions on boxed mix) plate.
  5. Optional – Serve with local maple syrup and a dollop of coconut whip cream and sprinkle some additional coconut flakes too!

If you have a recipe you would like to share, please reach out to 

Shelby Wood
Manager of Program Development
CommunityCare of Lyme