I am yet to meet a person who doesn’t enjoy a good freshly baked cookie. If you are as much of a chocolate lover as I am, and if your heart also skips a beat when you hear the words “healthy treat”, you probably want to give these vegan and gluten-free chocolate cookies a try!
If you are scrambling for a last minute gift or want to make something special for your household Christmas dinner, why not treat your loved ones to this healthy but still super tasty treat?
These are gluten free, vegan friendly, and made with all natural ingredients. This is the perfect desert to satisfy your sweet tooth while sticking to your healthy diet!
Our team of chefs have come up with this healthy yet perfectly satisfying recipe so that you can try it out and enjoy some fresh baked cookies by the fireplace this holiday season.
So without further ado, I’ll leave you to it!
Dark Chocolate Coconut Cookies (Vegan + Gluten Free)
With flax seed
Yield 12-14 Cookies
130gr Organic Refined Coconut Oil
250 ml Agave Nectar
10 ml Vanilla Extract
150 gr Coconut Milk
20 gr Flax Seeds
50 gr Shredded Unsweetened Coconut
260 gr Gluten Free Flour Blend (We like the brand Cup 4 Cup)
80 Gr Raw Cacao Powder
230 gr 70% Dark Chocolate Chunks
5 gr Baking Soda
3 gr Salt
In a mixer, combine coconut oil and agave with vanilla and combine. Add in the coconut milk in a steady stream. Sift together dry ingredients and slowly incorporate into wet ingredients. Fold in flax seeds, mix until just incorporated. If the mixture is too wet, add in more flour slowly until dough forms.
Bake at 325F for 15-20 minutes, until just and set. Let cool fully before enjoying.
If you enjoy this recipe make sure to check out our Chocolate Peppermint Mousse!
We’d love to hear from you and see your creations! Snap a photo of your cookies to share on social media and tag @upmeals
Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season!