Monday, 1 June 2015

Choc Chia Cookies

As with all the recipes on my site, these biscuits are fuss free, delicious and nutritious.


  • 2 Tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1/3rd C Water
  • 1/3 rd C Coconut oil
  • 1 Egg (optional)
  • 1 1/4 C Wholemeal flour (can use buckwheat for GFoption)
  • 1 C Cacao nibs or choc chips
  • 1/2 C Rapadura sugar
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla extract or seeds from 1 pod.
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder & pinch of  salt

Heat oven to 180C. Soak chia seeds in the water for 5 minutes (will form a gel). Whisk sugar & coconut oil (and egg if using) until well combined. Add flour, baking powder, & vanilla, stir until well combined. Add chia gel and cacao nibs or choc chips, fold through.

Roll into balls, place on baking tray, flatten with hand. Bake for 10-15 minutes.

Makes approx. 16 cookies.