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    Double Chocolate Almond Explosion Cookies

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    21 mins

    10 mins

    11 mins

    DrGaellon's Note:

    Posted to the "Cooking-Dragon" mailing list by Susan. She says, "Critics of vegan cookies beware: this one will have you eating your words… and the cookies!" She also notes, "Unbleached all-purpose flour produces a more decadent cookie with classic taste and texture. You can, however, use whole-wheat pastry flour and still have a cookie that is fantastic (really!)."

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    Serves: 8-10


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    • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour or 1 1/4 cups spelt flour
    • 1/4 cup natural cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds (toasted or not)
    • 3 tablespoons non-dairy chocolate chips
    • 1/4 cup unrefined sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
    • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
    • 1/4 cup organic canola oil
    • 2 -3 tablespoons non-dairy chocolate bars, broken in small chunks (for topping) or 2 -3 tablespoons non-dairy chocolate chips (for topping)
    • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds, for topping (toasted or not)


    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F
    2. 2
      In a bowl, sift in the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and baking soda. Add the almonds, chocolate chips, sugar, and salt, and stir until well combined.
    3. 3
      In a separate bowl, combine the maple syrup with the vanilla and almond extracts, then stir in the oil until well combined.
    4. 4
      Add the wet mixture to the dry, and stir through until just well combined (do not over mix). Place large spoonfuls of the batter on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Take 1 or 2 chocolate chunks and a pinch or two of almonds and gently press into each cookie, flattening cookies a little.
    5. 5
      Bake for 11 minutes, until just golden (if you bake for much longer, they will dry out). Let cool for no more than 1 minute on the sheet, then remove with a large spatula and transfer to a cooling rack.

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    Nutritional Facts for Double Chocolate Almond Explosion Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (41 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 212.4
    Calories from Fat 88
    Total Fat 9.8 g
    Saturated Fat 0.9 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 199.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 29.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 14.5 g
    Protein 3.2 g

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    non-dairy chocolate chips

    non-dairy chocolate bars

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