Almond, Oat & Quinoa Cookies

A super delicious treat that's really easy and quick to make and still healthy.  Perfect to have with a coffee or tea or anytime you like!

Ingredients

1cup of 5 grain oats

I cup of raw almonds

1/2 cup majool dates

2 free range eggs 

1/4 cup dark unrefined muscovado sugar or 6 teaspoons of stevia

1 teaspoon of natural vanilla essence

1 teaspoon baking powder

 

Topping ingredients:

1/4 cup pure Cacao (or 90% dark chocolate)

1/4 cup dates

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Prep

Cookies:  Put all the dry ingredients in a food processor and grind down to a medium mix, not too fine and not too chunky.  Add all the wet ingredients and mix to a dough type mix.  Put in a bowl and pop in fridge for 10 minutes.   Heat oven to 150ºC and line a large tray with baking paper.  Wet hands and roll out dough into small balls, place on tray and spread or squash down to a cookie shape with a fork.   Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden.   Take out oven and allow to cool on a cooling rack.

 

Topping:  Prepare frosting by mixing the cacao (or dark chocolate) with the dates in a blender until a smooth paste.  Place in a heat proof dish or bowl and simmer over a saucepan of water that has come off the boil - do not have the bowl in the water but just above, you want to melt it not cook it!

 

Once the biscuits have cooled spread the frosting and that's it.

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