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Shamrock Surprise Cookies

Shamrock Surprise Cookies

Additional Information/Details:

  • 2 Tbsp. golden flaxseed (finely ground)
  • 4 Tbsp. hot water
  • 1/2 cup Dakota Style Roasted & Salted Sunflower Kernels (ground into butter)
  • 6 medium dates (pitted)
  • ½ cup applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ Tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup finely shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 1 Tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ cup raisins or chocolate chips (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F (177° C).
  2. Whisk together ground flaxseed and water to make a slurry.
  3. Combine sunflower kernels, dates, and applesauce in a food processor. Process until smooth. Add the flax slurry, honey, vanilla, and vinegar and process for 15 seconds until combined.
  4. Add coconut, coconut flour, cinnamon, and baking soda. Process for 10 seconds, until fully incorporated.
  5. Remove the blade and stir in raisins or chocolate chips by hand (optional).
  6. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto a parchment or silpat lined baking sheet. Gently flatten tops of cookies with damp fingers.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes at 350° F (177° C). Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.

FUN FACT: Cookies will turn green once cooled and will continue to get a deeper green after 2 hours.

This recipe was submitted by: Dakota Style