Insanely Chocolaty Chewable Sandwich Cookies – Eat With Your Eyes


Ingredients: 1 cup Oats flour,1/2 cup Wheat flour,1/2 cup All purpose flour,3 teaspoons baking powder,1/2 teaspoon kosher salt,1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips,1/4 teaspoon espresso powder/Instant coffee,3/4 cup Sugar (add more if you like more sweet), OR replace with xyliTol,1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature,1/4 cup Canola Oil,4 ounces Apple Sauce,1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract,2/3 cup chopped toasted almonds

  1. Line a baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. Melt 1/2 C of chocolate using the double-boiler method or in the microwave. While still hot, stir in espresso powder. Set aside to cool.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer cream together the sugar and butter until fluffy.
  5. Slowly add whisked dry ingredients and mix until combined. Stir in the melted chocolate, and apple sauce.
  6. Finally stir in the reserved chocolate chips and toasted almonds
  7. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish and spread it into an even-ish layer with a spatula
  8. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line three baking sheets with parchment paper.
  9. Place in the fridge for 20-30 minutes, or until firm enough to handle without it sticking to your fingers.
  10. Remove the dough from the fridge and slide the parchment paper and dough onto a cutting board. Using a large, sharp knife, cut the dough into equal pieces.
  11. Give each piece a somewhat rounded shape with the palms of your hands and place on the prepared baking sheets.
  12. Insert into the oven and bake for 12(chewy)-15(crispy)minutes. Or until the surface is just set, but still plenty soft when gently pressed in the middle.
  13. Let the cookies settle on the baking sheet for 20 minutes before transferring them to a rack to cool completely.


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