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Double Chocolate Mint Cookies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Chocolate and peppermint are a match that's just made to be! These cookies are soft and chewy, with the addition of cacao nibs for just a bit of crunchiness. With a glass of almond milk for dunking, they're the midnight snack you'll be craving all winter long.

Double Chocolate Mint Cookies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Ingredients

  • 1 1/5 cups gluten-free rolled oats, processed into flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flax seeds, plus 3 tablespoons water)
  • 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract, or 1/8 teasppon pure peppermint essential oil
  • 1-2 teaspoons almond milk, as required
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao nibs

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the oat flour, coconut sugar, raw cacao powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In another bowl whisk together the flax egg, coconut oil, almond butter, and peppermint extract.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir until mixed. If the dough feels dry, add 1-2 tablespoons almond milk. Fold in the raw cacao nibs.
  4. Place the dough in the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Remove the dough from the fridge and shape into balls the size of a golf ball. Place the cookies on the baking sheet and gently press down until they are 1/2-inch thick.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes and let the cookies cool before serving.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Jesse Lane Lee, BSc, CNP is a cheerful Holistic Nutritionist, motivating speaker, cookbook author and wellness writer. She is the founder of Jesse Lane Wellness, a web-based holistic nutrition practice and holistic recipe resource. Jesse Lane is passionate about nutrition helps positive and vibrant individuals unlock the incredible healing power of food and reclaim their health. She recently released a new cookbook called Healthy Dairy Free Desserts which contains over 30 recipes with pictures. Get a FREE copy of my 15 page Guide to Natural Sugar Substitutes here!


 

 



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12 comments on “Double Chocolate Mint Cookies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

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Vsevolod Koudriavtsev
7 Months Ago

Nice!


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Christina Marie Gray
7 Months Ago

Kim Gray I request these cookies for Christmas.


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Trevor James Alvut
21 Dec 2015

Kim Gray
21 Dec 2015

I thought you didn't like mint? Do you want the mint left out?

Christina Marie Gray
22 Dec 2015

I don't mind mint as long as it's cold.

Christina Marie Gray
22 Dec 2015

If you could make them lemon that would be incredible

Kim Gray
22 Dec 2015

I looked at ingredients and I don't have that stuff

Green366
7 Months Ago

Cool ! :


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Misty Sanchez
7 Months Ago

Mmmmmm


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Sandra Lutz
7 Months Ago

Dona Joaninha


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Green366
21 Dec 2015

Agreed... Nice info thanks :p

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7 Months Ago

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