Whether you enjoy them soft and gooey or crisp and crunchy, cookies are everyone’s favorite sugary treats this time of year. This holiday season, go beyond the traditional chocolate chip or sugar cookie recipe – – Let Carrington Farms mix up your cookie dough and bring a delicious AND healthy batch of cookies to your next holiday get-together. Introducing the Chia Seed Peanut Butter Cookies!
Carrington Farms has added a healthy twist to this holiday favorite with a recipe so delicious, it’s sure to please everyone’s taste buds, even the health nut!
Chia Seed Peanut Butter Cookies (GF)
Makes about 12 Cookies
1 ½ cups Gluten Free rolled oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
1 ½ tabelspoons Carrington Farms Organic Chia Seeds
¼ cup Carrington Farms Coconut Oil, room temperature
½ cup brown sugar
¾ cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup dark or semisweet chocolate chunks or chips (optional but yummy!)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
In a medium bowl, whisk together oats, baking powder, flour, and chia seeds. Set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat coconut oil with sugar until creamy. Add peanut butter, eggs, and vanilla. Slowly stir in oat mixture to combine. Stir in chocolate chips.
Place heaping tablespoons of dough onto cookie sheet. Press dough into balls with hands, as dough will be crumbly. Bake 12 minutes. Cool and then ENJOY!
Carrington Farms Organic Chia Seeds
Carrington Farms Organic Chia Seeds provide an abundant source of antioxidants and fiber. The perfect addition to cookies, Carrington Farms Organic Chia Seeds will not only provide you with a delicious taste but has the energy and vitality you need to get you through the holidays. These nutritious seeds are 100% organic and gluten-free, contain no cholesterol, sodium or sugars. MSRP $10.99 / 14oz and $22.00.99/ 32 oz; www.CarringtonFarms.com
Organic Unrefined Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
Carrington Farms Pure, unrefined, and cold-pressed coconut oil works well as a healthy and delicious replacement for butter or fat, when creating baked goods. Certified Organic and Non Trans Fats, Carrington Farms Organic Unrefined Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is perfect for healthy mid-high heat cooking up to 350 degrees F. Available in select retailers and online at www.CarringtonFarms.com;MSRP: :$7.99/12oz , $15.99/25oz, $26.99/54oz