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Butter Nut Cookies

Written by lee on . Posted in Desserts, Recipe Book

  • 150 g (51/2 oz./1 cup) coconut flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
  • 11/2 teaspoons stevia powder, plus extra to dust
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 200 g (7 oz.) cashew butter
  • 4 organic eggs, lightly beaten
  • 21/2 teaspoons natural vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut Milk

Preheat the oven to 175ºC (345ºF/Gas 4) and grease a baking tray. 

In a bowl, mix together the coconut flour, baking powder, stevia and salt. 

Warm the cashew butter slightly, then mix it with the eggs, vanilla, coconut oil and coconut milk until smooth. Add to the dry ingredients and mix well to form a dough.

Roll the dough out between two sheets of baking paper to a thickness of 6–8 mm (1/4–3/8 inch). Cut out shapes using your favourite cookie cutter and place them on the greased baking tray  

Bake for 20–25 minutes, or until the cookies are crisp

and golden.  Makes about 24

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Comments (15)

  • Georgi

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    These biscuits are a real treat when you’re on a limited diet. Yum!

    Reply

  • Skye

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    Where do you get Cashew Butter from ?

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    • lee

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      Most health food stores or Coles.

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      • Viv

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        Could you use tahini instead of cashew butter? I’m avoiding cashews at the moment…

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        • lee

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          Yes sure

          Reply

  • Andrea

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    Hi Lee,

    I made these last night and put them in an airtight container after cooling down however, this morning they were quite chewy… The taste is really good, but I expected them to be crunchy. Could you tell me what consistency they are supposed to have?

    Thank you and keep up the inspiring work!

    Andrea
    xx

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    • lee

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      They shoul be crunchy did you test one when it had cooled down? Lee

      Reply

  • Suzanne

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    I keep my Anzac biscuits in a tin rather than an airtight container, and find they stay crisp for days.

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    • lee

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      Good idea! x

      Reply

  • Suzanne

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    Thanks by the way Lee, your website is great, so much info. I have had candida most of my life, and Fibromyalgia too. I now find in my mid 40’s that toxins have built up over the years too and have caused high acidity which I am combatting with Young Living oils products. Your recipes and information are very helpful, so many other I know have Fibromyalgia too, and I grew up not knowing anyone who had even heard of it, including the doctors. Great work, I am looking forward to purchasing your book in the near future.

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    • lee

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      Thank you i hope you enjoy the recipes. x lee

      Reply

  • Fionna

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    I made these yesterday and while they had a lovely taste, they were rather dry. I cooked them for the recommended time and they looked nicely cooked, not burnt. Any advice?

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    • lee

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      Hello 🙂 sometimes the coconut flour can soak up more of the liquid, i would add another tsp of coconut milk and see how that goes x

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  • Rhiannon Brown

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    I’ve had terrible trouble finding Stevia Powder I can only find the granulated stuff. HELP!

    Reply

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