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Coconut Mocha Oat Cookies

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May 18, 2013
Author Notes

A great chewy, delicious cookie that has a little jolt of caffeine, making it acceptable to serve as a dessert cookie or tasty breakfast treat. Great combined with coffee or tea, and everyone finds this cookie delicious! Made with coconut, it contains no dairy for those with lactose-intolerance or sensitivity. —maiah03

  • Makes 3-4 dozen
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tablespoons oat bran
  • 3 tablespoons stong brewed coffee or espresso, cooled
  • 2 cups semisweet or other nondairy chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup hazelnuts or macadamia nuts, toasted and chopped (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 cups oats
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 and grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
  2. Cream softened coconut oil, sugar and coconut milk together, then add eggs and beat well.
  3. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and oat bran. Mix in the wet ingredients, then stir in coffee, chocolate chips, oats and nuts.
  4. Scoop out 2 tablespoon-sized portions of cookies, spacing them out on the cookie sheets and slightly pressing them flat. bake 14-18 min or until lightly golden. Let cool and serve!
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