Let’s face it. These cookies are homely. They’re not going to win any prize for Most Photogenic. But they taste great. And they’re good for you. Also, crazy easy to make. Nuts, oats, spelt flour, coconut oil and maple syrup. That’s it.
Before I had even started kindergarden, my grandmother – who must have really loved me – would let me “bake” in her kitchen. I concocted my first cookies from shredded coconut and brown sugar, held together with melted Parkay margarine and died a lurid chartreuse. My family, risking life, limb and diabetes, ate them.
These vegan cookies are nothing like those. They are entirely edible and pretty healthy. The only similarity rests in the rather short ingredient list and that fact that a five year old could make them, if you ran the food processor and put things in and out of the oven….