Who doesn’t love a Chocolate Chip cookie? and who doesn’t like options?
These “Cookies” can be baked or raw, cookies or bars, and can have dried fruit or chocolate chips, both or neither!
1/2 c rolled oats
1/2 c sunflower seeds (raw or salted)
7-8 medjool dates (pitted)
2 Tbsp organic coconut oil
4 dashes of cinnamon
1/4-1/2 c dark chocolate chips (optional)
1/4 c chopped dried cranberries (optional)
pinch of salt if seeds aren’t salted (optional)
Optional Glaze: of maple syrup and olive oil
In a food processor combine oats, seeds, dates, cinnamon and coconut oil until well-mixed. If desired, add chocolate chips, cranberries. You can stop there, make bite-sized balls or bars of yummy healthy treats!
OR if you choose to bake these little ladies, consider glazing with equal parts maple syrup and olive oil, place on to a greased cookie sheet (I grease mine with coconut oil) and pop them in to a pre-heated oven, 375, middle rack, for 15-20 minutes.
Your house will smell amazing after cooking these healthy treats. If you are going for the chocolate chip dessert option, I like to melt dark chocolate chips and drizzle over the cookies. Let cool in the freezer and enjoy!