If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I have a serious sweet tooth, so anything that can satisfy my cravings without having lots of sugar and other nasties hidden inside is a winner in my book.
Take this cherry chocolate chip mixture for example, that you can whip up and turn into cookies.
Great for the kids and adults that haven’t quite managed to grow up :)
Here’s what you need…
+ 2 ripe bananas
+ 60g oats
+ 30g dark chocolate (minimum 70%
cocoa), cut into small pieces
+ 25g cocoa powder
+ 50g dried cherries
+ 30g unsweetened shredded coconut
And here’s how to whack it all together for some yummy-goodness…
1) Line a 9×9” square tin with baking paper.
2) Mash the bananas in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until
3) Transfer the mixture to the tin and gently flatten with a spatula, to cover the base of
4) Freeze for 30 minutes, until firm. Cut into 9 pieces. Freeze until ready to serve.
Remove from freezer 10 minutes before serving.
5) Store in an airtight container and freeze for
up to 2 weeks.
* Alternatively, these can be baked into cookies.
1) Preheat oven to 180˚C / 350˚F.
2) Line two trays with baking paper.
3) Follow the method as before, but instead of pouring the mixture into a square tin,
place 9 spoonfuls of the mixture onto the 2 lined trays.
4) Gently flatten and shape into rounds.
5) Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the cookies are firm.
6) Store in an airtight container for up to 4 days.
And of course, enjoy :)
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