Vegan Anzac Cookies

 

My dad’s favourite cookie has forever been the Anzac sort. For as long as I can remember, whether it was his birthday, christmas time, fathers day celebrations or just Anzac day in general… These babies would always be the first request.

Soft, chewy and golden, these are to die for when they are done correctly. With super chewy centres, these are the perfect cookie to sink your teeth into with a hot cup of tea or coffee. While these are still chewy, the outer edges of these cookies should still be nice and crisp.

On another note, this recipe is all vegan and can be accommodated to a gluten-free diet.

Vegan Anzacs

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free plain flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking of soda
  • 1/2 cup raw shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup golden syrup
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • Vegan Chocolate, to dip cookies

 

Method

Preheat the oven to 180 C. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, almond flour, plain flour, shredded coconut, cinnamon and the coconut sugar & stir to combine.

In a medium sized saucepan, add golden syrup & oil. Heat over a medium heat, adding in a splash of water (about 1/5 cup) while stirring. Ensure all ingredients are well combined.

Remove from the heat, then add baking soda. Be careful as at this point the mixture will bubble and foam up, so stir this quickly until bubbles disappear. Once settled, add the hot mixture to the bowl of dry ingredients and stir well until all ingredients form a cookie-like texture.

Grease a large flat baking tray/pan, and roll mixture into small round balls. Evenly seperate them around the tray, ensuring they have some room to spread, & bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown and crisp.

Remove from the oven and immediately place slice into the freezer to cool. Once cooled, prepare vegan chocolate using a little coconut oil to ensure a glossy, runny mixture is achieved.

Dip cookies into the chocolate, and set onto wire rack to set completely. Store in an airtight container

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