I'll admit to sometimes getting a bit disappointed when a see a blog post about chocolate chip cookies. I mean, come on, another recipe for a plain ole' chocolate chip cookie? Sure, they probably taste great, but most people already have their favourite recipe, and if not, there are millions of recipes out there on the internet. There really is only so much you can say about them.
these ones, but I fancied trying something a bit different today. I had a tub of coconut oil that I kept meaning to try and use in baking, but had never gotten around to it. Based on
Being up to my eyeballs in revision is not fun, but it's strangely rather comforting to know we have a tin of cookies downstairs, just incase of emergencies …..
Double Chocolate Cookies
Makes about 20
125g coconut oil
225g soft light brown sugar
50g dark chocolate chunks
50g pecans, roughly chopped
65g oat flour (ground oats)
75g ground almonds
45g wholemeal spelt flour
3/4 tsp bicarbonate soda
½ tsp baking powder
35g cocoa powder
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Beat together the coconut oil and sugar until smooth and well combined. Beat in the egg, then stir in the pecans and chocolate chips.
Mix in all the remaining dry ingredients until completely combined.
Take small spoonfuls of the dough and roll them into smooth balls. Flatten them slightly, then place then on a greaseproof paper lined baking tray.
Bake for 10 minutes. Leave to cool on the tray for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool.