These cookies are gluten free, deliciously sweet but with very little added sugar. The texture is soft and slightly fudge-y.
Besides being delicious, these cookies are filled with healthful ingredients such as goji berries which rich are rich in antioxidants, vitamins A and C. Milled flaxseed, loaded with lignans and Omega-3 essential fatty acids. Rolled oats, a good source of magnesium, selenium, manganese and phosphorous. Blackstrap molasses, a good source of iron. I call these my happy pills. I eat about 3 of these cookies everyday.
|Servings Makes 18 Cookies||Serving Size 1 Cookie|
Preheat Oven to 350 degrees.
In a small sauce pan bring the water to a light boil, throw in the dried goji berries, cover and let them steep for about 10 minutes.
While the berries are steeping, take a medium sized mixing bowl and mix together the dry ingredients for the cookies: rice flour, cocoa powder, flaxseeds, oats, brown sugar, baking powder and soda, salt, chocolate chips and vanilla bean. Mix well and then add the coconut milk and molasses and the goji berries, along with the water that did not soak into the berries. Mix until well incorporated. Now place this in the fridge and let chill for at least 1 hour.
After the cookie batter has chilled, scoop out slightly heaping tablespoons of the batter onto a lightly greased cookie sheet, leaving an inch and a 1/2 between each mound of batter. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Take out of oven and let cool before taking off the cookie sheet.