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Healthy Samoa Cookies


  • Author: Erin
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 cookies 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Make your own homemade Healthy Samoa Cookies to enjoy Girl Scout cookies all year long! This recipe uses just 5 ingredients and tastes exactly like the real deal. They’re full of delicious chocolate, caramel, and coconut flavor!


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup medjool dates, soaked in warm water for 30 minutes
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate
  • 1 tsp coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Toast coconut for 5 minutes or until slightly golden brown.
  3. While coconut is toasting, place cashews in food processor and blend until finely ground.
  4. Add in coconut and dates to food processor and blend until very well combined. 
  5. Roll into balls and flatten onto baking sheet. Using a straw or chopstick, poke a hole in the center of the flattened dough. 
  6. Place in freezer for 30 minutes. While freezing, melt chocolate and coconut oil together in microwave.
  7. Dip the bottom of the samoas in the melted chocolate using a fork to lower it into the chocolate. Then drizzle more on top for design. Sprinkle with sea salt if desired.
  8. Let sit in freezer for 30 minutes before eating. Store in fridge or freezer.

  • Category: gluten-free, dessert
  • Method: no-bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: samoas, healthy cookies, gluten-free cookies

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