CARAMEL RAWEOS

RECIPE

Makes 6-8 large cookies

INGREDIENTS

Cookie Dough:

- 200g almonds

- 80g oatflakes

- 1 cup dates *soaked

- 4 tbsp raw cacao powder

- Pinch of sea salt

Cashew Caramel:

- 0.5 cup cashews *soaked

- 0.5 cup soaked dates

- 4 tbsp water

- 1/2 tsp vanilla powder

- 1 tbsp maple syrup

- 4 tbsp melted coconut butter

- 1 tsp almond butter (optional)

Chocolate Topping:

- 1/4 cup coconut oil or cacao butter

- 1/4 cup raw cacao powder

- 3 tbsp maple syrup

 

PREPARATION

Cookie Dough:

- Place the almonds and oatflakes into your food processor and process until finely ground.

- Add the remaining ingredients and blend until they form a dough.

- Roll the dough out between two sheets of parchment paper. (about 0.5" thickness)

- Take a cookie cutter and cut and even amount of cookies until you have used up all the dough.

- Set the cookies aside in the fridge.

Cashew caramel:

- Blend the cashews, water, vanilla and maple suryp until thick and creamy.

- Add the dates and continue to blend until everything is combined into a smooth paste.

- Add the melted coconut butter and blend again to combine the mixture.

- Take tablespoons of the caramel and spoon it on top of half the cookies.

- Take the remaining half of the cookies and sandwich them onto the caramel.

- Place the cookies in the freezer to help the caramel firm up a little while you make the chocolate topping. 

Chocolate:

- Melt the coconut oil by placing the jar into a saucepan of hot water.

- In a bowl, mix the cacao powder with the maple syrup to form a paste

- Slowly add the melted coconut oil (about 1 tbsp at a time) to the chocolate paste.

- Stir gently to incorporate the oil into the chocolate paste, over stirring or whisking may casue the sauce to separate.

- Dip the top of each cookie into the chocolate sauce and place back in the freezer to set.

- These cookies can be enjoyed straight from the freezer or kept in the fridge in an airtight container for a couple of days.

 

 

* soaked dates- Soak the dates in filtered water for at least 4 hours and drain.

* soaked cashews- Soak the cashews in filtered water for at least 6 hours. Then rinse clean before use.

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