These tasty vegan cookies are just what you need for a healthy afternoon snack with a cup of tea. Full of fibre and protein these satisfying cookies will help keep blood sugar levels balanced along with providing important nutrients like zinc, vitamin E, magnesium and beneficial unsaturated fats.
For chocolate lovers try adding a handful of good quality dark chocolate pieces, or drizzle chocolate over the top of your cookies.
Dairy-free, wheat-free, vegan
1 1⁄2 cups whole oats
40 g desiccated coconut
50g raw whole almonds
90g 100% maple syrup
50g cold pressed coconut oil, melted
1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
7 medjool dates, deseeded
2 Tbsp hemp seeds or flaxseeds (extra for topping)
Preheat oven to 160*C, and line a cookie tray with baking paper.
Place all ingredients in your food processor and pulse until well combined.
Form 2 Tbsp balls of mixture, place on your cookie tray and press down with a fork. Sprinkle with hemp seeds and press them into the top of your cookies.
Bake for around 25 minutes until golden brown.
Allow to cool completely before eating. Stores well in airtight container in the fridge.
Makes around 12 cookies.
TEA PAIRING: Our Bodhi Organic Masala Chai or Black BeauTEA go perfectly with these earth cookies.