You are going to love these chocolate hazelnut flour cookies. They have a delicious fudge icing that makes these healthy cookies taste so decadent. Plus these cookies are gluten free, dairy free and paleo.
Once again you will be able to tell that these pictures were taken with my old camera. The difference is incredible! I can't believe I didn't invest in a better camera sooner. Who knew? (well I am sure many of you could have told me but I was totally oblivious to the wonders that are DSLR cameras). Again, please don't judge these cookies by the picture. I promise you they are delicious!
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Chocolate Hazelnut Flour Cookies
- 2 cups hazelnut flour
- 3/4 cup almond flour
- 1/3 cup organic cacao or cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon organic vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoon warm water
- 1 pinch sea salt
- 1 cup raw cashews
- 1 cup dates soaked for 20-30 minutes in warm water first
- 2 tablespoon coconut butter
- 1 tablespoon butter (or coconut oil)
- 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoon cacao or cocoa powder
- 8-10 tablespoon warm water
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and blend well with a pastry blender.
- Form the dough into 1 inch balls and transfer them to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Press the dough until it's flat.
- Bake the cookies for 12-14 minutes, until the bottoms are golden.
- Remove from oven and let cool.
- Add all the ingredients except the warm water to your food processor and blend until smooth.
- One tablespoon at a time, add the warm water and continue to blend until the mixture has the consistency you desire. The less water you add the thicker it will be.
- Spread the icing onto each cookie.
- Serve and enjoy!
- Nutritional values are an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.
- The cookies can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 7 days.
Is there a substitute for almond flour? The cookies look delicious!
Nuts.com hazelnut flour is $63.00 for 5lb. Pricey but better than amazon Bob's Red Mill at 12.99 for 14 oz.
Hi Lois! I would try cashew flour instead… they might turn out even better actually. I love cashew flour! Hope that helps
Thanks Carol! I will have to check them out. Hopefully they have reasonable shipping options to Canada 🙂
Now this sounds delicious, thanks for posting up this recipe.Simon