Crunchy Chocolate Cookies

crunchy choc cookies

INGREDIENTS:

¼ cup of olive oil
¼ cup of coconut sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
¼ cup of crunchy peanut butter (softened in microwave)
½ cup of almond flour
1 cup of rolled oats
2 tablespoons of coconut flour
3 tablespoons of cacao powder
1 teaspoon of baking powder
¼ teaspoon of salt
½ cup of cacao nibs/dark chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to bake 160.

Mix olive oil, egg, coconut sugar, vanilla essence and peanut butter together in a small bowl.

Mix remaining ingredients together in a large bowl.

Add in wet mixture and stir until well combined – this will form a very sticky cookie dough. 

Roll into small balls and place on a lined baking try. 

Press down with fork to form cookies
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Bake for 15 – 20 minutes, keeping a close eye on them.

Leave cooling, allowing cookies to harden before serving. 

Notes: 

Makes 12
Substitute the rolled oats/almond flour for any flour of choice – buckwheat/rice/wholemeal.
Substitute the peanut butter for almond or cashew butter.
Substitute the cacao nibs/chocolate chips for raisins or sultanas.