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Coconut & chocolate chips cookie dough squares

  • Author: Alice | Early Brawd
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 9 squares 1x

Description

You won’t believe these raw coconut cream squares with chocolate chips cookie dough bites are refined sugar free, vegan and gluten free.


Ingredients

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cookie dough

  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 4 Medjool dates
  • 4 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter ( I used GoNut natural PB)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp chopped dark chocolate

coconut icing

  • 1 cup raw cashew
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 1/2 cup  melted coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp rice malt syrup (can sub maple syrup)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)

chocolate drizzle

  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions

cookie dough

  1. Soak the dates in hot water for about 10 minutes to soften.
  2. Blend the dates with 2 tbsp of water in a high speed blender until a smooth paste forms.
  3. Add the almond meal, coconut oil, peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla and salt and blend until an homogeneous paste forms.
  4. Transfer the paste to a bowl and add the coconut flour and the chopped dark chocolate. Mix using a spatula or your hands until perfectly combined. You should have a smooth and firm but spreadable dough.
  5. Line a square/rectangle dish with plastic wrap and pour the dough. Press using a spatula or your hands to form an even layer. Place in freezer for about 1 hour to firm.

coconut icing

  1. Blend all the ingredients except the coconut oil in a high speed blender until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add the coconut oil and blend quickly to combine.
  3. Remove the dish from the freezer and pour the coconut icing over the cookie dough base. Tap to well spread and form and even layer. Return to freezer for 2-3 hours more to firm.

chocolate drizzle

  1. Prepare the chocolate drizzle sauce by mixing all the ingredients in a bowl until combined.
  2. Remove the dish from the freezer, and remove the firmed dough from the dish. Using a large knife, cut into regular squares. Immediately drizzle the chocolate over using a spoon and return to freezer to firm.
  3. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving to soften a little.

Keywords: cookie dough coconut cream raw