Wednesday Recipe: Cacao and Hazelnut cookies!


Oh I haven’t baked in a long time so last week I thought I try something new. After looking through books and books I found this recipe for these very easy and healthy cookies ! Oh boy they are soooo soooo delicious. They did not last long I ย must tell you ๐Ÿ˜ฌthey are just perfect with a cup of coffee or tea or juice or with nothing really ๐Ÿ˜‚ ! I got my little helper as always to help . Even if I don’t call her to help it’s like she knows what I am about to do and just rocks up in the kitchen and says ‘ can I help please?’ How can I say no ๐Ÿ™‚

So here’s the recipe :


  • 1/2 (80g) pitted dates
  • 2 cups (200g) ground hazelnuts
  • 1 1/2 cups (225g)wholemeal flour
  • 1/4 cup (50g) chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch sea salt flakes
  • 1/4 cup (50g) coconut oil, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (170g) rice malt syrup (I used Golden syrup)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (50g) cacao nibs

How to make it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees/325F. Line two oven trays with parchment paper
  2. Place dates in a small heatproof bowl, cover with boiling water, stand for 5 minutes. Drain.
  3. Process the dates,ground hazelnuts,flour,seeds, cinnamon, salt, oil, syrup, egg and extract until well combined. Stir in the cacao nibs .
  4. Using damp hands, roll 2 tablespoons of the mixture into a ball, place on the tray, flatten with the palm of your hand into a 6cm(2 1/2 inch) round. Using the back of a damp fork mark the cookies.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes or until a cookie can gently be pushed without breaking.


Wait pantiently ๐Ÿ™‚

Cool cookies on trays.

Hope you enjoy it!




8 thoughts on “Wednesday Recipe: Cacao and Hazelnut cookies!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s