Almond Cacao Cookies

Almond Cacao Cookies

Yields 20-24 cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups Almond Meal
  • 1/2 cup Ground Flax Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Cacao Powder
  • 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Almond Butter
  • 1/3 cup Raw Honey (substitute with maple syrup to make vegan)
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla
  • Sea Salt (to taste)
  • Cinnamon (to taste)
  • Sliced almonds (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees
  • Combine almond meal, flax seeds and cacao powder in a large mixing bowl
  • Add oil, water, raw honey, almond butter, vanilla, sea salt and cinnamon. Mix well.
  • Place parchment paper onto a baking sheet
  • With wet hands (to prevent the dough from sticking to hands), roll dough into balls and place onto parchment paper **Optional: Coat the balls with sliced almonds before placing onto parchment paper**
  • Gently flatten each ball
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes and let cool before serving

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