Cherry Pecan Trail Mix Cookie
 
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A delicious cookie chock-full of nutrients and yumminess!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
Dry
  • 2 cups oat flour (make your own by grinding up whole or rolled oats in a high-speed blender)
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
Wet
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup brown rice syrup
Add-ins
  • ¼ cup pepitas (or sunflower seeds)
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries, oil-free and sugar-free. (If you can’t find them you can sub this amount of raisins instead)
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup dairy-free or vegan chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Spread chopped pecans on a non-stick cookie sheet (or line one with parchment) and bake for 8-10 minutes. Watch them closely so they don't burn.
  3. Remove from oven and let cool.
  4. Increase oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  5. Mix all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl until well-combined (including the toasted pecans).
  6. Combine all wet ingredients in a medium mixing bowl until smooth.
  7. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  8. Fold in add-ins.
  9. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto a non-stick cookie sheet(s).
  10. Bake for 25-30 until firm.
  11. Makes approximately 24 cookies
Notes
--These are especially delicious when still slightly warm from the oven.
--These store well in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a few days or in the freezer for several months.
--If you are eating them from the refrigerator or freezer, pop them in the microwave for 10-15 seconds on each side or until just warmed and enjoy!
Recipe by Plantivores at http://plantivores.com/cherry-pecan-trail-mix-cookie/