Delicious Nutritious | Chocolate Almond Cookies

These cookies are delicious, nutty and nourishing. Perfect with a cuppa in a spectacular adventure location! 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup roasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon gluten free baking powder
  •  a pinch of salt
  • 100g high quality dark chocolate - make your own here! 

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. Pulse almonds a few times in the food processer until they are chopped but chunky. Add almond meal, coconut flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt. Give it another whiz to mix though.
  3. Add the rest of ingredients except chocolate and process until it becomes a thick, sticky dough mixture.
  4. Chop chocolate into small chunks and stir through.
  5. Line a baking tray with cling wrap and scoop mixture out onto the tray. Shape the mixture into a log, about 3cm radius. Wrap in the cling wrap and refrigerate for 15 minutes to set.
  6. Unwrap the log and slice it gently into equal size cylinders, about 1cm thick. Place on a baking paper covered tray and bake in the oven for 11-12 minutes.

Photo from www.iquitsugar.com 

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