Date Chocolate Chip Cookies

Date Chocolate Chip Cookies

Date Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Flax Seed Meal mixed with 6 Tablespoons water
  • 1 cup dairy free butter
  • 1 tablespoon almond milk
  • 1 1/4 cup firmly packed Brown Sugar
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 2 cups granola or granola cereal
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 1/2 cup dates, chopped in small pieces

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  • In a small bow mix the flax seed meal and water and set aside so it can thicken.
  • In a large bowl add the butter and brown sugar and beat with a Hand Mixer it is light and fluffy. That takes about 5 minutes.
  • If you have a granola that is in large clumps put it in a baggie and pound it with a mallet (or some such item) that will crunch the the granola into smaller bits.
  • Now to the large bowl with the butter mixture add the flax seed meal mixture and almond milk and stir.
  • Beat in the flour mixture a half a cup at a time. You can use the hand mixer up to this point.
  • Now hand mix in the chocolate chips, raisins, dates and granola.
  • Drop onto a ungreased Baking Sheet by the Tablespoon full. Space about 2″ apart.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 9 minutes.
  • Let set 3 minutes and remove to racks to cool completely.

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