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"Nutty" Dark Choc Chip Cookies

Choc Chip Cookies

Try Enjoy Life's new Dark Chocolate Morsels in the best way possible: by baking some amazing GFCF choc chip cookies.

Eat them straight out of the oven!

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup Shortening (Palm recommended)
  • ½ cup Quinoa flakes
  • ½ cup Enjoy Life Crunchy Flax Cereal, crushed
  • 1 Cup Gluten Free Flour (or blend your own: ¼ cup + 2 tbsp Sorghum flour, ¼ cup Teff flour, ¼ cup Buckwheat flour, ¼ cup Tapioca starch)
  • ½ tsp xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Salt, fine
  • ¼ cup Granulated sugar
  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp Packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Chia or Flaxmeal + 3 tbsp Hot water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup Sunflower seed butter (or margarine)
  • ½ cup Toasted pumpkin seeds, chopped
  • 1 cup Enjoy Life Dark Chocolate Morsels

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 180° and line 2 rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the quinoa flakes, crushed Crunchy Flax Cereal, flour blend, baking soda and salt.
  3. In another bowl, beat together the shortening with the granulated sugar and packed brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the chia/flaxmeal and vanilla extract. Beat until combined.
  5. Add the sunflower seed butter (or margarine) and beat until combined.
  6. Add the chopped pumpkin seeds and chocolate chips and beat on low speed until mixed in evenly.
  7. Add the flour mixture and beat until combined.
  8. Using a cookie scoop or a teaspoon, scoop out the dough into 1” balls and roll. Place 3cm apart on the parchment-lined sheets and bake at 180° for 10-12 minutes until set.
  9. Allow to cool and serve.

 

Makes: About 40 cookies

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