Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Edward Daniel
Caption of Chocolate Chip Cookies. Image by Edward Daniel (c).

Caption of Chocolate Chip Cookies. Image by Edward Daniel (c).

Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
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Chocolate Chip Cookies make a superb addition to an afternoon tea or just a snack during the day. For these Chocolate Chip Cookies I use psyllium husk just to add some bounce and retain moisture with a slight crunch round the edges of the cookies. I prefer my Chocolate Chip Cookies not to be crunchy all over like a biscuit. too. These cookies are gluten-free too and fun for children to make.
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Recipe type: Vegan Dessert, Vegan Snacks
Cuisine: Vegan, glutenfree, gf
Serves: 15
Ingredients
  • Dry ingredients
  • 20g oats
  • 45g flaxseeds
  • 15g psyllium husks
  • 100g raw unrefined cane sugar
  • 55g rice flour
  • 80g sorghum flour
  • 40g tapioca flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 2tsps baking soda
  • 50g chocolate chips
  • Wet ingredients
  • 25g prune puree
  • 60ml olive oil
  • 40g coconut oil
  • 120ml filtered water
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 180 degrees Celsius or if you have a fan oven 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. Line a couple of baking trays with olive oil and baking paper and set to one side.
  3. In a blender or food processor, grind the psyllium husks, flaxseeds, oats and sugar. Place in a large mixing bowl with the remaining dry ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Mix in the olive oil into the bowl with a spatula. Then gradually add the filtered water and the prune puree. The dough should be moist.
  5. Toss in the chocolate chips into the bowl.
  6. Take an ice-cream scoop and scoop some dough. Even out with a spatula and place on the baking dry. Squeeze the dough down to the flatness desired. Ensure that there is room to place other cookies. Repeat action until two baking trays are filled.
  7. Set the timer to 15 minutes and bake in the oven. The cookies will turn a lovely golden colour.
  8. Remove the trays from the oven and allow the cookies to cool down before consuming.
  9. Unwind and serve with a nice cuppa (of tea).

 

 

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