Please take care to keep track of your macros and only eat what you know you should. This recipe contains ingredients that will increase your carb intake, but I have offered alternatives (that you SHOULD take) if following LCHF. If I’m baking for others, I will use dates and rice malt syrup (and sometimes honey). When I’m baking for myself, I leave these things out. These are treats … so please only enjoy them occasionally 🙂

Ingredients:
  • 1½ cups almond meal
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • ¼ tsp. Pink salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp. rice malt syrup (replace with stevia or xylitol for lower carb)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. maple extract
  • ½ cup pitted dates (optional – omit for lower carb)
Method:
  1. Place all ingredients in a high powered blender (be sure that your blender is OK with dates) and pulse to blend until it forms a dough.
  2. Check and scrape sides if necessary and blend until well combined.
  3. Line a baking tray with baking paper or use a baking sheet.
  4. Place little balls of dough onto tray. You can flatten into cookies or leave as balls.
  5. Bake at 180C for 7-10 minutes
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes
Tips:
  • Add cacao nibs for a chocolatey crunch
  • Substitute the maple extract for any flavour you prefer
  • Add some desiccated coconut

 

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