Powerhouse Cookies

Updated: Mar 1

I come from a long line of chocoholics, and have 4 kids who love sweets. So I have found ways to sneak in some goodness to our favorite desserts! This is a recipe I made as a go-to when we are hankering for a midday pick-me-up and I need something to hold me over until dinner. Packed with nuts, seeds and oats, these buttery cookies are gooey and chocolately, and will leave you satisfying your sweet tooth and your appetite! Great for the busy, active family who needs sustained energy without the sugar high/crash!



 


RECIPE

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups oats

  • 3/4 cups walnuts

  • 1/2 cups raisens

  • 1 Cup almond flour

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 1 tsp. baking soda

  • 1/2 cup sugar or sweetener of choice

  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened *can substitute nut butter of choice

  • 6 oz. (1/2 bag ) of semi-sweet chocolate chips

Method:


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees farenheit.

  2. Blend oats, walnuts, raisens, chia and flaxseed in a blender on pulse until it forms a consistent, crumbly dough

  3. In a separate bowl, mix almond flour, sugar, salt and baking soda and sunflower seeds

  4. Combine oat mixture with almond flour

  5. Add in eggs and butter until creamy

  6. Add in chocolate chips

  7. Use a melon baller or spoon to form dough into balls

  8. Cook for 10-12 minutes or until just firm.

  9. Enjoy!




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