Dark Chocolate Shortbread Cookies (Gluten-Free and Vegan)
Gluten-free, vegan, and refined-sugar free shortbread cookies with a rich dark chocolate frosting.
- 1/2 c. Cassava Flour
- 1/2 c. Coconut Flour
- 1 tsp. Baking Powder
- 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
- 2 tbsp. Maple Syrup
- 1 c. Coconut Oil melted
- 2 tbsp. Flax Seed mixed with 4 tbsp. water
- 1/2 bar Dark Chocolate I used one with raspberries
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a bowl, mix together the cassava and coconut flour and baking powder
Separately, mix the flax seed mixed with water, coconut oil, vanilla, and maple syrup. Add this into the dry ingredients once well mixed.
Using your hands or a mold, shape dough into heart shaped cookes (or any shape!), makes about 16 cookies, and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake cookies for 15 minutes and then let cool 30 minutes before frosting.