Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Chocolate Cherry Cookies - SUGAR FREE!

Our new Favorite (sugar free (shhh)) 

Chocolate Cherry Cookies!!

These are seriously so much better than you would think! 
I was ecstatic when my husband said I could actually call these a cookie! :)

They are grain/gluten free and sugar free!!!!!

Recipe slightly adapted from wing it vegan


1/2 C dried unsweetened dried coconut
1/2 C Date Sugar or coconut palm sugar
1/4 C cocoa powder
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp baking soda
Pinch salt
1/2 C almond or peanut butter
4 Tbs almond or coconut milk
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 - 3/4 C Dried Cherries!! The cherries are key! They really make the cookie.
Try to find unsweetened cherries, here is a link

Optional Add Ins: Dark Chocolate Chips ( I use cacao nibs for a sugar free crunch instead), toasted Macadamia Nuts - chopped, White Chocolate Chips - would be amazing if you weren't too concerned about sugar, Dried Cherries!! The cherries are key! They really make the cookie. 
Try to find unsweetened cherries, here is a link

Bake at 375, 15 minutes
(I flattened my slightly before baking)

If you can hold out - put them in a paper bag and let sit overnight. 
They taste way better the next day!
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