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These chunky bites of goodness, are as always, EASY to make, nourishing and damn right yummy... What more do you want in life? 

ALMOND COOKIES WITH CACAO, CHIA + CURRENTS 


Prep time: 15 minutesCook time 10-15 mins | 

Serves: around 25 cookies (depending how big you like them!)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 3/4 cup of teff flour [sub for coconut flour or almond meal if preferred]
  • 1/4 cup chopped dates or goji berries [optional yum]
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)
  • 1 tsp baking powder [if you don't mind flat cookies, can skip this!]
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup chia gel* (1 tbsp chia seeds + 1/2 glass of filtered water //mix and allow to gel up for 10 mins--- lazy? Skip and just add 1.5 tbsp chia seeds dry)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup of organic currants
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix together all dry ingredients
  2. In a separate bowl, mix maple syrup with coconut oil, vanilla, and chia gel (or chia seeds straight up for the lazy ones!]
  3. Combine dry and wet ingredients into the same mixing bowl
  4. Chill in the fridge for 25- 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 C).
  6. Scoup med-big spoonfuls of mixture onto baking sheet with about 1 inch space in between each. Press down slightly to flatten a bit -- if you like flat cookies... 
  7. Bake until edges begin to brown, 10-15 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool before serving, er, eating... ;-) 

Written by Paige Gregor — March 14, 2017

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