Combining my two favourite snacks; banana bread and cookies was one of my best decisions. These cookies are gluten and dairy- free and are pretty easy to make. They are the ultimate guilt-free snack; the flavour of banana bread but with the fun of cookies, while incorporating whole ingredients and superfoods.
3 ripe bananas
1 cup almond flour
1 1/2 cup gf flour
2tbsp coconut oil
1/3 cup coconut sugar/xylitol
1tsp baking powder
1tsp vanilla extract
2tbsp cacao nibs / dairy-free chocolate chips
Mash the bananas and combine the eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, coconut oil and sugar together.
Fold in the baking powder and flour until it forms a sticky dough.
Spoon the batter onto a baking sheet, allowing space between each scoop.
Top with the cacao nibs and bake at 180ºC for 30-35 mins or until the cookies turn golden brown.
I enjoy having these cold, but you can have them however you’d like. Thank you for reading, let me know if you try them out and please like and follow for more recipes like this one.
These are seriously some of the best cookies I have ever made. I’ve mentioned before that I am allergic to nuts, but lately I’ve been experimenting with almond milk and I haven’t had any bad reactions to it, so I decided to try almond flour. Best. Decision, Ever.
These cookie are soft, chewy and taste amazing! The great thing is they are gluten free, dairy free and super healthy. Read below to find out how to make them yourself and if some of the ingredients don’t work out for you, don’t worry I have some substitutes.
2 cups almond flour
1/4 cup coconut oil
1 egg (or flaxseed egg)
1 tsp cinnamon (optional)
1tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup coconut sugar (or maple syrup)
Add the almond flour, cinnamon, baking powder and coconut sugar to a bowl and mix well.
Add in the egg, coconut oil, and vanilla and fold the ingredients together using a spatula.
Line a tray with baking paper and use your hands or a spoon to scoop the dough. Tip: the dough will be more sticky and runny that regular dough, so I wet my hands with very little water before rolling and pressing the cookie dough. This prevents it from sticking onto your hands.
Bake them in the oven at 180ºC for around 10 mins (check on them regularly as they do bake fast).
Sprinkle them with some more coconut sugar and cinnamon and enjoy.
This is just the base recipe, I have also tried other variations. You can add raw cocoa powder, vegan chocolate chips or dried fruit to make your own version. Another delicious combination would be lemon zest and ginger. I hope you all enjoy this recipe and do let me know if you try them out.