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since i know that everyone loves chocolate, i have created some very delicious chocolate hazelnut cookies, which are absolutely delicious, no sugar, almost flourless biscuits that are so tasty and also good for you!
chocolate hazelnut cookies
- melt 100g dark chocolate
- in a separate bowl whisk together 100g butter and 55g agave nectar (or other sweetener)
- whisk in 1 tsp vanilla and 1 egg
- add the melted chocolate, 100g ground almonds, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1tbsp spelt flour (or other flour) and 50g chopped hazelnuts
- whisk until smooth, do a quick taste test to check that it's sweet enough, then put spoonfuls onto a non-sticking baking tray.
- bake for about 5 minutes at 180c, remove and squish down with a fork, if the mixture comes apart, then put them back in the oven for a minute or so until they firm up.
- put them back in the oven for another 2 minutes or so, until the top is sealed over but they are still slightly moist. leave to cool for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. enjoy with a delicious cup of tea!
these will keep for a couple of days, but i'm not sure that they'll last that long! these were tested out by a few willing volunteers, who thought that they were incredibly good, and couldn't believe they were so healthy...