A healthy alternative to the well known ANZAC Cookie
1 cup organic rolled oats
1/2 cup spelt flakes rolled
40g organic desiccated or flaked coconut
1/2 cup flaked or chopped organic almonds (not blanched)
2 1/2 Tbsp virgin olive oil (or macadamia nut oil)
2 Tbsp organic maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste
1 Tbsp water
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Pre heat oven to 150 C
Combine oats, coconut and almonds into a food processor and blitz for approx 30sec or so. Add the oil, maple syrup, vanilla and the water and either mix by hand in a large bowl or process again in the processor. The addition of water will help the cookie mixture stick together - use more if mixture is a bit dry.
Line a baking tray with baking paper and formm mixture into small cookies. Place each one onto the baking paper and flatten down with a fork but make sure you enough room around each cookie.
Place in oven and bake for approx 20 -30 minutes or until golden brown. When ready transfer each cookie to a cooling tray and allow to cool completely before eating.
Enjoy with a coffee or tea or anytime you like.
Can be stored in an airtight container for 7 days.