Gluten-Free Cacao Cookies

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Gluten-Free Cacao Cookies
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Description[edit]

Gluten-Free Cacao Cookies [1] [2] [3] are a sweet treat, can be modified by adding 1/2 cup raisins or chopped walnuts or almonds or coconut.

Ingredients[edit]

  • 3/4 cup vegetable butter or shortening
  • 1/4 cup raw almond butter
  • 1/2 cup Swerve or ZSweet
  • 1/2 cup palm sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup agave or coconut nectar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 droppers chocolate liquid stevia
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 3 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1/4 tsp Celtic sea salt
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs

Procedure[edit]

  1. Line a few baking pans with parchment paper.
  2. Utilizing a mixture with paddle, cream the vegetable butter or shortening, almond butter, Swerve or ZSweet on slow for 2 min.
  3. Achieve a smooth consistency.
  4. Include palm sugar, creaming together for another minute.
  5. Include almond milk, agave or coconut nectar, vanilla, stevia, blending well.
  6. Sift the all-purpose flour, almond flour, ground flaxseed, baking soda, xanthan gum and salt together.
  7. Slowly incorporate the flour mixture into the creamed one by blending.
  8. Include the cacao powder, mixing well.
  9. Include cacao nibs, stirring in.
  10. Tablespoon dough onto baking sheets with parchment paper.
  11. Freeze for 30 min.
  12. Warm oven to 350 degrees F.
  13. Bake for ~12 min, achieveing a golden colour.
  14. Cool cookies on wire rack.


References[edit]

  1. Hagman, Bette (1990). The Gluten-Free Gourmet Living Well Without Wheat. Henry Holt and Company, Inc.. pp. 54. ISBN 0-8050-1210-9. 
  2. Butt, Washburn, Heather, Donna (2005). The Best Gluten-Free Family Cookbook. Robert Rose Inc.. pp. 131. ISBN 0-7788-0111-X. 
  3. Keough, Kelly (2011). The 100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes for your Vegan Kitchen. Ulysses Press. pp. 123. ISBN 978-1-56975-872-4.