Macadamia Cookies

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There is nothing better than a cookie with your cuppa in the morning.  Here is a lovely Macadamia Cookie that is grain, dairy and refined sugar free.  A little indulgence that your body will thank you for.Macadamia Cookies2

Macadamia Cookies

  • 1 cup blanched almond meal
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup rice malt syrup (or maple syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon boiling water
  • Pinch salt

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 120 degrees C.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine almond meal, coconut, macadamia nuts and salt.  Mix until combined.
  3. Combine coconut oil and rice malt syrup in a small saucepan and melt over a gently heat.
  4. Pour boiling water over baking powder in a small dish and add to the melted oil & syrup.
  5. Add the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon to combine.
  6. Line a baking tray with baking paper and using a tablespoon measure portions, roll into balls and place onto tray.
  7. Place tray in fridge for about 15 minutes before cooking.
  8. Cook for 15 minutes, remove from oven and flatten slightly.  Place back in the oven and cook for a further 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden.
  9. Allow to cool on tray.  Store in an airtight container.

Makes about 12 cookies. 

 

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