Craving something sweet?

These choc orange cookies came about because Bec was feeling selfish. She wanted to make a biscuit that she would LOVE. We are happy to report that the mission was successful.

These fudgey choc orange cookies are grain free. If you use xylitol in lieu of sugar they really make a great sweet treat for those following any kind of low sugar diet. That’s what we do as Bec is quite sensitive to sugar. They are incredibly quick and easy to make with a Thermomix. Grind up the orange zest with the xylitol in the Thermomix to create a beautiful aromatic sugar. Grind up the almonds into almond meal to create the bulk of the cookies. It’s that easy!

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We discuss these yummy Thermomix choc orange cookies in Episode 111 of the podcast, where you will discover a little secret… Bec thinks this raw dough is seriously divine. Eek! Raw dough? Raw egg? Definitely not for the pregnant women… but oh boy, what an indulgence.

This recipe was created for The Sweets Issue of The 4 Blades Magazine, as part of the ‘Cookie Jar’ section. The purpose of this issue of the magazine was to create a resource of sweet recipes that could be used across many different occasions. Like this recipe, there were lots of other gluten free recipes that were particularly yummy, along with family favourite sweets and treats.

You can make your choc orange cookies your preferred size. This batter will make 20-30 biscuits, depending on the size you pick. They keep well in the fridge / freezer… although our batches have never lasted longer than a day (moderation doesn’t seem to be our strong suit!)

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Choc Orange Cookies


  • Author: The 4 Blades
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 20-30 cookies

Description

These fudgy chocolate cookies with a twist of citrus are a great grain free option for those following a low carbohydrate diet as they use xylitol. They can easily be adapted for a standard diet by replacing the xylitol with sugar.

These choc orange cookies came about because Bec was feeling selfish. She wanted to make a biscuit that she would LOVE. We are happy to report that the mission was successful.

These fudgey choc orange cookies are incredibly quick and easy to make with a Thermomix. Grind up the orange zest with the xylitol to create a beautiful aromatic sugar. Grind up the almonds into almond meal to create the bulk of the cookies. It’s that easy!

We discuss these yummy Thermomix choc orange cookies in Episode 111 of the podcast, where you will discover a little secret… Bec thinks this raw dough is seriously divine. Eek! Raw dough? Raw egg? Definitely not for the pregnant women… but oh boy, what an indulgence.

Recipe Tester Feedback: “So easy, so quick, so delicious!” –Heather

No: Gluten
Contains: Dairy / Egg / Nuts


Ingredients

  • xylitol – 100g, or sugar
  • orange – 1, peeled, zest only
  • almonds – 300g, raw
  • butter – 100g
  • egg – 1
  • cacao powder – 30g

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 170C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Add xylitol (100g) and orange zest (from 1 orange) to the bowl. Grind Speed 10 / 15 seconds.
  3. Add almonds (300g) to the bowl. Grind Speed 8 / 10 seconds.
  4. Add butter (100g), egg (1) and cacao (30g) to the bowl. Combine Speed 6 / 10 seconds.
  5. Add tablespoons of mixture to the lined baking tray and transfer to the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. They may still be a little soft when you remove them from the oven, but they will be more firm after cooling.
  6. Allow to cool and enjoy!

Notes

Can be frozen

Keywords: Free Thermomix Recipes, Sweet Thermomix Snacks, Vegetarian

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