Soo my roomies + I used to make these quite often whenever we had those intense sweets cravings. We were all fitness junkies living in Solana Beach, CA + super into healthy eats + healthy sweets. One in particular had some amazing self control + helped me fight off those flaming hot cheeto + froyo cravings. Oftentimes, we would sit at the dinner table together scrolling through Pinterest to see what other “healthy” dessert we could make. Such a blast we all had. I was so lucky to end up with such great roomies after my previous experience with a male roommate named Rufio (what my gfs + I called him). The story of that fiasco needs to be saved for a whole other post because it is drama. Total creepo, ew.
Anyway, back to happy things like these amazeballs cookies. This recipe is super simple to follow + can be whipped up in 5 minutes.
♥ 1 cup almond meal
♥ 1/4-1/2 TSP of salt (I use pink himalayan salt + it’s a little stronger so I stick to about 1/4 TSP)
♥ 1/8 TSP baking soda
♥ 1/4 TSP cinnamon
♥ 3 TBSP coconut oil, melted
♥ 2 TBSP pure organic maple syrup
♥ 1 1/2 TSP pure organic vanilla
♥ 1-3 TSP water (if needed)
♥ 1/4 cup cacao nibs
♥ 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
Preheat oven to 350•. Combine almond meal, salt, baking soda + cinnamon in medium bowl. Stir in melted coconut oil, maple syrup + vanilla. Add in water as needed to bring everything together. Stir in cacao nibs + coconut flakes. Line baking sheet with parchment paper + spoon onto sheet (I like to kinda ball them up). Bake 10-11 minutes or until edges are golden. Remove from oven + let sit of 5-10 minutes. <<- this part is important because they need to firm up!
So OBVI you don’t want to eat all of these in one sitting. They are healthy but not thattt healthy. Share with your friends + family! They store well for a short period of time. They do get a little soft after awhile so you can always pop them in your toaster oven for a few minutes!