Vegan Gluten-free Grain-Free Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Flour-Less 6 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Cookies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, No Added Oil)

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The other week I had a very interesting conversation with a mom whose kid has several food allergies, that includes gluten, nuts, grains or legumes. This made me quite thoughtful and it also motivated me to create a recipe that would be suitable.

Almost everyone loves chocolate, so I opted for a dark chocolate cookie recipe that is gluten-free, nut-free as well as grain-free.

The ‘magic’ ingredient to make this dream come true: sweet potato! It really works and creates a deliciously soft and chewy cookie, with a crispy exterior. You can possibly add chopped nuts or chocolate drops too.

*Please note: I cook the kumara (sweet potato) unpeeled in water, then let it cool down before peeling.

For approx. 15 cookies you’ll need:

1 cup (260g) cooked kumara (sweet potato), I used orange variety*
1/2 cup (50g) FAIR-TRADE cocoa powder
1/2 cup (90g) coconut sugar
1 tablespoon psyllium fibre husk (or ground flax seed)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon tahini

Preparation:

1. Preheat the oven to 175°C. Mix the dry ingredients in a  medium sized bowl.

Vegan Gluten-free Grain-Free Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

2. In a separate bowl mash kumara with tahini.

Vegan Gluten-free Grain-Free Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

3. Add mashed kumara to the bowl with dry ingredients and mix well. It should form a knead-able dough.

Vegan Gluten-free Grain-Free Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

4. Roll little balls out of the dough and place on a sheet of baking paper. Allow at least 2cm space between each ball. Cover with a sheet of baking paper and using a glass, press the cookies flat until they are about 5mm thick.

Vegan Gluten-free Grain-Free Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Vegan Gluten-free Grain-Free Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

5. Remove upper baking paper sheet and place in oven for approx. 15-20 minutes. If they turn brown too quickly, cover with a loosely placed sheet of aluminum foil.

6. Let cool down a little, store in air-tight container in cool and dry space. Use within a week or so.

Vegan Gluten-free Grain-Free Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Enjoy! 🙂

Please let me know what you think about this recipe, I’d love to hear from you! 🙂

Vegan Gluten-free Grain-Free Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cookie Recipe

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