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Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies

Raw Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies Recipe

Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies

I absolutely love creating various raw cookies and treats, especially as it gets closer to the holiday season. Today, I'm thrilled to share one of my treasured recipes with you - Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies. These little delights are not only delicious but also packed with healthy ingredients. Enjoy!

Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies Recipe:


  • 1 cup raw oats

  • 1 cup raw almond meal

  • ¾ cup raw hazelnuts

  • 1 tablespoon raw vanilla bean powder

  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder

  • ¼ cup raw carob powder

  • 3 tablespoons raw mesquite powder

  • ½ tablespoon pink Himalayan salt

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 3 tablespoons raw almond butter

  • ½ tablespoon organic, non-alcoholic vanilla extract

  • ¼ cup agave nectar

  • 1 ½ cups tightly packed, pitted dates

  • 3 tablespoons raw coconut butter

  • 3 tablespoons dried shredded coconut


  1. In a food processor, combine all the dry ingredients except the shredded coconut. Pulse until they form a crumbly, flour-like texture.

  2. Add the pitted dates, vanilla extract, almond butter, and agave nectar to the mixture. Continue to process until the ingredients are thoroughly combined, and the mixture takes on a dough-like consistency.

  3. Finally, add the shredded coconut and pulse until it is evenly incorporated into the dough.

  4. Shape the mixture into cookie shapes and store them in the refrigerator to set.

Serving Suggestions:

These Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies are fantastic on their own and make a delightful ice cream sandwich. To create an amazing treat, try pairing them with homemade raw vanilla and chocolate ice cream. You can find these ice cream recipes in Sarma Melngailis' book, "Living Raw Food." The result is a delicious and adored ice cream sandwich that's simply divine.

Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies

Estimated Nutrition Facts (per serving, assuming 12 servings):
  • Calories: 250

  • Total Fat: 14g

    • Saturated Fat: 4g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 140mg

  • Total Carbohydrates: 30g

    • Dietary Fiber: 6g

    • Sugars: 16g

  • Protein: 5g

Recommended Storage:

To keep these cookies fresh and delightful, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. You can also freeze them for longer shelf life.

Healthy Benefits of the Ingredients:
  1. Almonds and almond meal provide healthy fats, protein, and fiber while also being a good source of vitamin E.

  2. Oats are rich in dietary fiber, providing sustained energy and aiding in digestion.

  3. Hazelnuts offer a boost of antioxidants and healthy fats.

  4. Cacao and carob powders are full of antioxidants, promoting heart health and boosting mood.

  5. Dates add natural sweetness and are high in fiber, potassium, and various vitamins.

  6. Coconut butter contains healthy fats that support skin, hair, and overall well-being.

  7. Cinnamon contributes to better blood sugar control and has anti-inflammatory properties.

  8. Mesquite powder is a low-glycemic sweetener that is also rich in vitamins and minerals.

  9. Vanilla bean powder and non-alcoholic vanilla extract add a delightful flavor without the need for alcohol.

  10. Himalayan salt provides essential minerals and enhances the overall flavor of the cookies.

I hope you enjoy these Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies as much as I do. They're a perfect treasured indulgence for the holidays and beyond. Happy "no baking!"

Disclaimer: The information provided in this recipe is for general guidance and should not replace professional dietary or medical advice. Please be aware of any allergies or dietary restrictions, and consult with a healthcare professional if you have specific dietary concerns. Additionally, individual results may vary, and the nutritional values provided are approximate. Enjoy these Almond Chocolate Goodness Cookies responsibly.

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