Sunflower Seed Chocolate Cookies

Sunflower Seed Chocolate Cookies

Sunflower Seed Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dairy free butter softened
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chia seed meal
  • 2 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds

Instructions

  • Cut parchment paper to fit inside a baking sheet.
  • Add dairy free butter and sugar to a mixing bowl and mix on medium low speed for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix chia seed meal with 6 tablespoons water and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix together flour, protein powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • To the butter mixture add vanilla and chia seed egg mixture.  Mix until well blended.
  • Mix in the flour mixture a little at a time.
  • On low speed add chocolate chips and sunflower seeds.
  • Form into 24 round balls and set on the prepared baking sheet about 2″ apart.  Flatten to about 1/2″ thick.
  • Bake at 375° for 8 to 9 minutes.
  • After they have cooled keep them in a cool dry place or the refrigerator or the freezer.

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