Dark Chocolate & Macadamia Cookies - (Gluten & Dairy Free)
 
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A toasty, sweet cookie, rich with dark chocolate & coconut & the magnificent crunch of macadamia nuts. Gluten, dairy & refined sugar free.
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Modern Australian
Serves: 20
Ingredients
  • 110 grams coconut oil, room temperature
  • 200 grams unrefined sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 210 grams gluten free flour mix
  • 125 grams desiccated coconut
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • small pinch sea salt
  • ¾ cup dark cooking chocolate, roughly chopped or chips (dairy free)
  • ½ cup macadamia nuts, roughly chopped
Method
FIRST
  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Line 2 or 3 large baking trays with baking paper.
THEN
  1. Using a stand mixer with paddle attachment, mix the coconut oil & sugar until well combined.
  2. Add the egg & mix again to combine.
MEANWHILE
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, coconut, baking powder, baking soda & salt. Whisk to combine.
NEXT
  1. Add the flour mix to oil mix & combine over low speed.
  2. Add the chocolate & macadamias & fold through on low speed, or with large spoon.
FINALLY
  1. Roll dough into generous tablespoon size balls & place on baking tray.
  2. Gently flatten & shape into circles, about 1.5 cm thick.
  3. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown. (Bake a little longer if you like them crunchier).
  4. Allow to cool on baking tray for about 5 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.
Recipe by Fresh Home Cook at http://freshhomecook.com/blog/2015/07/02/dark-chocolate-macadamia-cookies-gluten-dairy-free/