Thursday, February 23, 2012

Chocolate Flax Cookie Sandwiches with Coconut Nectar Fluff

From Kristi’s Kitchen

Cookie Ingredients:

2 ½ c. almond flour
3 tbsp. cocoa powder
15 dates
1 tbsp. coconut palm crystals (Coconut Secrets Brand)
½ tsp. sea salt
½ tsp. aluminum free baking powder
1 stick unsalted organic butter
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
2 tbsp. unsweetened vanilla almond milk
2 tbsp. flax seeds


-Preheat oven to 350 degrees
-Place first 6 ingredients into a food processor and process until finely ground
-Add remaining ingredients –except flax seeds - to processor and combine until dough ball forms
-Remove dough to a mixing bowl and fold in flax seeds until completely incorporated
-Form into 48 teaspoon sized balls and mash down into 2 inch rounds on parchment lined baking sheets
-Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes
-Let cool on baking sheets for 30 minutes
-While cookies cool – make the fluff filling (see recipe below)
-Once cookies are completely cool, place a teaspoon of fluff on the underside of 24 cookies and top with the other 24 cookies forming a sandwich

Make ahead -Store in the refrigerator to maintain freshness and shape and serve next day –perfect!
Makes 24 cookie sandwiches

Coconut Nectar Fluff
From Kristi’s Kitchen

1 egg white
¼ c. coconut nectar (Coconut Secrets Brand)
¼ tsp. cream of tartar
¼ tsp. pure vanilla
6 drops of toffee flavored liquid stevia


-Combine ingredients into clean glass mixing bowl
-Using clean/dry hand mixer, beat mixture until it doubles in size and is marshmallow fluff consistency

You will only use half of this mixture for the cookie sandwiches…the rest can be used for hot cocoa or a small batch of brown rice crispy treats –the possibilities are limitless!

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