Sunflower Seed Cookies

These crunchy nutritious Sunflower Seed Cookies are free from added sugar and jam-packed with goodness. Sunflower seeds are a nutrient dense food providing high levels of essential fatty acids and protein, plus vitamin E and minerals calcium, magnesium, selenium and zinc. These cookies are a great source of dietary fibre to support good digestion and cardiovascular health. A perfect treat for afternoon tea with a cup of tea.

Sunflower Seed Cookies


2 cups rolled oats
1 cup almond meal
3 heap Tbsp sunflower seeds
1 cup shredded coconut
¼ cup cold pressed coconut oil
8 medjool dates, deseeded
3 tbsp raw honey
1 tsp vanilla bean paste or essence
¼ heap cup sunflower seed butter (or almond butter)


Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 150*C and line a cookie tray with baking paper. You can also use a silicon cup cake tray for perfectly shaped cookies.
  2. Place all ingredients in your food processor and blend until well combined and mixture sticks together with fingers. If your mixture is too crumbly add a little extra sunflower seed butter.
  3. Make 24 cookies by making a ball with a couple of spoonfuls of mixture then flattening it out on your cookie tray, or press mixture down in the holes of a cup cake tray.
  4. Place in the oven to bake for 18-20 minutes, until they are a light golden colour.
  5. Allow cookies to cool completely before eating. Store your cookies in the fridge.

TEA PAIRING: These nutritious Sunflower Seed Cookies pair perfectly with Bodhi Organic ViridiTEA or Masala Chai.

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Lisa Guy

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