Crunchy Organic Vegan Cinnamon Cookie Recipe
This vegan, cinnamon cookie recipe was seriously an absolute fluke!
My daughter wanted to take something into her grade 3 class for her birthday and I suggested cookies, (as I really dislike buying processed candy for such occasions). I needed to whip something up quickly that night for her to take in the next morning and discovered that I was low in my organic spelt flour, so I had to substitute with some organic self-raising flour and surprisingly the results were delicious.
So give this recipe a whirl next time you want a delicious sweet, yet all natural, healthier cookie.
Ingredients – Organic where possible.
1.5 cups of wholemeal spelt flour
1/2-3/4 cup of coconut sugar
1/4 cup or rice bran oil
1/4 of filtered water
2 tbsp of cold pressed coconut oil
1 tsp of vanilla essence
1 tsp of cinnamon
1 tsp of aluminum free baking powder
approx 1/2 cup of self-raising flour ( you may need more or less)
Preheat fan forced oven to 165
Line a tray with eco-friendly baking paper.
In a stainless steel or glass bowl, add spelt flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon and baking powder and using a stainless steel hand whisk, combine well and break up any lumps of coconut sugar.
In a separate bowl combine softened coconut oil, rice bran oil, vanilla essence and water, whisking well.
Pour wet mixture into dry and combine with a spoon to form dough.
Start kneading with your hands. You will find it will be very wet and oily. Slowly, a little bit at a time add in the self-raising flour while kneading. The dough will look a little like it is proofing with air bubbles, but your want that.
When you have a moist but manageable cookie dough, roll small pieces in the palms of your hands to form cake-pop size balls and space out across the cookie tray.
Bake for 15 mins at 165 and then drop temperature to 150 and bake for 5 mins more.
Allow to cool on a wire rack.
To decorate melt some organic, fair-trade dark chocolate in a stainless steel bowl sitting inside another bowl of hot kettle boiled water.
Once chocolate has melted, drizzle it over the cinnamon cookies and let set.
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