Chocolate Coconut No Bake Cookies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Sweet Tooth | 0 comments

Chocolate Coconut No Bake Cookies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)
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Recipe from Unrefined Kitchen

Ingredients:
1/3 cup honey (preferably raw)
1 1/2 Tbsp. cocoa
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/3 cup almond butter
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups dried, unsweetened coconut

Directions:
1. Put honey, cocoa, and coconut oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
2. Bring mixture to a boil. Boil for 1 minute and immediately remove from heat.
3. Stir in the almond butter and vanilla until it is incorporated.
4. Stir in coconut.
5. Scoop by spoonfuls unto wax paper or parchment paper and put in the fridge until hardened and set.

Let’s Talk Nutrition:

Raw Honey:
•contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties
•contains immune boosting anti-viral properties
•super high in B vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6
•contains natural anti-oxidants that block free radicals
•high in minerals magnesium and potassium

Coconut Oil:
• super high in lauric acid
• rich in antioxidants
• contains natural microbial and anti-bacterial agents
• helps to improve metabolism
• improves cholesterol levels

 

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