Chocolately Strawberry Cookies

Strawberries are in season – in Winter in northern Queensland – and I’ve been eyeing them off at the local markets for weeks now. Their beautiful red colour comes from phytonutrients and flavanoids. Strawberries are a great source of vitamins C and K as well as providing a good dose of fibre, folic acid, manganese and potassium. I threw together some really wholesome ingredients that I thought would work well (for my tastebuds anyway) and yup! the kids liked them as well as my lovely husband. Here they are for you:

Chocolatey Strawberry Cookies

June 29, 2018
: 30
: 10 min
: easy peasy

A little chocolatey mouthful that gives you goodness

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond butter or peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1 tsp bi-carb soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup strawberries (diced)
  • 1/4 cup roasted pepitas or 1/4 cup of chopped chocolate
Directions
  • Step 1 Preheat oven 170deg (FF)
  • Step 2 Line 2 x baking trays with greaseproof paper
  • Step 3 In a mixing bowl add warmed honey, nut butter and mix until well combined
  • Step 4 Add in coconut, cacao and bi-carb soda – mix well
  • Step 5 Add in beaten egg
  • Step 6 Fold through strawberries and pepitas/chocolate pieces
  • Step 7 Using a teaspoon, scoop up small amounts of mixture and either roll into balls and flatten or drop onto tray as a dollop
  • Step 8 Bake for 10-15 mins
  • Step 9 Take out and allow to cool completely
  • Step 10 Transfer to air-tight container and refridgerate or freeze.
  • Step 11 Enjoy xx



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