Monday, January 16, 2012

Meatless Monday - Super (Vegan) Cookies

Made with sweet potato, oats, nuts and other whole foods, these super cookies are a great alternative to energy bars or other processed snacks.  Ideal for on the chairlift or as a healthy after school treat, the wholesome ingredients provide lasting energy.


Easy to make and huge hit with the kids!

Super (Vegan) Cookies
Preheat oven to 325.

Combine in a small bowl:
2/3 c whole wheat flour
1 1/3 c oats
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon

Dry ingredients

In another bowl combine until smooth:
1 cup mashed peeled sweet potato
2 Tbs coconut oil
4 Tbs nut butter of choice

Mix into sweet potato mix:
1/4 c honey
2 Tbs molasses
1 tsp vanilla

Mashed sweet potato mix

Add dry ingredients into moist, then stir in:
3/4 c chopped nuts and seeds
3/4 c dried craisins

Walnuts and chia seeds


Form batter into balls, then flatten and place on greased or parchment-lined baking sheet.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.  Cool completely on a rack.

Makes about 16 cookies.

(Adapted from recipe in November 2011 Ski Magazine)





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3 comments:

  1. This looks really tasty! Sweet potatoes.. who woulda thought?

    Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Flattening them was a good change - who would have guessed Ski Mag would have a vegan recipe?

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  3. Kovas is watching Shawn White videos, you are reading SKI magazine. You must be going to Colorado or something.

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