This is a great, HEALTHY recipe for vegans as well as vegeterians, and has no flour or sugar.
(Note: The texture is moist and chewy, and this is not a crisp cookie. You could add an egg to the recipe if you like).
The recipe yields 12 cookies.
1/2 cup of melted Jus’Trufs cocoa butter
2 1/2 cups of almond or cashew flour or a mix of the two
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/4 cup of Jus’Trufs 60% Artisanal dark chocolate chopped into pieces
(Note: We never use commerical chocolate chips in any of our baking, as they do not melt while baking, but we prefer melted bits of real chocolate in our cookies, makes a world of difference)
3 tablespoons of maple syrup/honey ( this recipe is not too sweet, if you prefer a sweeter cookie, add an additional tablespoon)
2 tablespoons of almond milk/coconut milk
optional mix ins: a handful of pistachios
Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius
1 Melt cocoa butter gently in a mixing bowl.
2.Mix vanilla extract, almond /coconut milk, maple syrup /honey into the bowl with melted cocoa butter
3.Mix in the nut flour, salt and chocolate chips and optional pistachio. Mix with a fork or spatula until well incorporated.
4.Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or place on silicon mat
5.Divide dough into 12 section and form each section by hand into a cookie shape. You are welcome to use cookie cutters too.
6. Spread the cookies evenly on the cookie sheet with an inch or two of space between the cookies.
7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the cookies begin to brown on the edges.
8. Take out of the oven and let the cookies cool on the cookie sheet for 20 minutes.
Enjoy the cookies with a soothing hot chocolate!!!