Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Cacao Almond Cookies - topped with enzymes

Organic raw cacao almond butter cookies glazed with honey (once cooled) and sprinkled with pre-soaked almonds! Yummy...
Ingredients used: Organic coconut flour, organic rice flour, organic raw cacao powder, organic vanilla bean powder, organic almond butter, organic chia seed powder, organic coconut oil and a couple of happy free range chicken eggs. (See recipe below)

Cacao Almond Cookies Recipe
Makes 8-10 cookies
1/2 cup of organic rice flour
3 tbsp of organic coconut flour
1/4 cup of raw cacao powder
1 1/2 tbsp vanilla bean powder
1/2 tsp of organic baking soda
1 tbsp of organic black chia seed powder
pinch of sea salt
2 tbsp of coconut oil (melted)
1 1/2 tbsp of coconut palm powder/sugar
2 happy free range chicken eggs
1/4 cup organic almond butter
organic honey
chopped almonds (pre-soaked to remove shell/skin and activate enzymes)

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2. Mix dry ingredients first. (Mix well) Set aside.
3. Beat eggs in a small mixing bowl with melted coconut oil.
4. Add eggs to dry ingredients and mix well.
5. Add almond butter to ingredients and continue mixing.
6. Break apart dough into 8 or 10 pieces (depending on the size of cookie you want) and place on a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
7. Using a utensil, press down slightly to form cookies.
8. Place cookies in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.
9. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
10. Drizzle/glaze some fresh organic honey on top of the cookies (we use a knife and let the honey fall off onto the cookies).
11. Top off with some chopped almonds. The honey will hold them in place.
12. Eat and enjoy!

TIP: If you are going to store any cookies, don't drizzle any honey on them as it will soak into the cookie and not have a good texture. Glaze with honey only when you are actually going to eat them:)
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  1. The cookies look really gorgeous :) And I really love the recipe and appreciate that you use everything organic :) I'll be so happy to eat all of that :)

  2. So..where can I find the recipe?

    1. Hi Megan, we will update this post (with the recipe) shortly.

  3. Replies
    1. Thank you! Your photos are amazing, very creative!

  4. First of all, sorry I was caught up in something and did not visit earlier. I have checked a few of your recipes and I liked them.I don't eat that clean but I try. My daughter picked up a recipe of brownies from a store that I regularly visit. They are made from cacao powder. I am still figuring out whether to use cacao or cocoa. What do you suggest?

    1. Cacao powder is healthy. It has a rich supply of antioxidants, and is also an excellent source of dietary fiber and magnesium!

  5. Thanks for replying, Gabriela. I will let my daughter know about this and see what she wants.


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