These Spirulina Chocolate Cookies HAVE to be on your Christmas-recipes-to-do list! They are gluten-free, vegan, refined sugar-free and super delicious and easy-to-make! The pastel green color of the cookies, along with the darkness of chocolate on one half of the cookie, simply cannot go wrong for the Holidays.
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CAN YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE WITHOUT SPIRULINA?
Absolutely! If you can I would recommend using spirulina as it gives a nice festive green color, and you can’t even taste it! However, these Spirulina Chocolate Cookies recipe can be made without spirulina if you want something more simple. You can also use any other green powders (wheatgrass powder, chlorella powder, kale powder…) instead of spirulina.
SPIRULINA CHOCOLATE COOKIES RECIPE
What you will need to make these deliciously festive cookies:
-and dark chocolate!
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SPIRULINA?
Spirulina is a type of algae that can be blue or green and grows in the water. It is high in protein, vitamin B1, B2 and B3, copper, iron and other nutrients such as magnesium in smaller quantities. Spirulina is one of the most nutritious-dense food on the planet. The health benefits of consuming spirulina powder include anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, anti-cancer properties, and much more. And guess what is the best way of getting your daily dose of spirulina in? With Spirulina Chocolate Cookies!
BEST VEGAN CHRISTMAS COOKIES RECIPE
What I love about these cookies is that they are sweet and chewy yet slightly crispy from the dark chocolate which is on half of each cookie… just perfect to surprise your loved ones with a healthy tasty treat during the Holidays!
SPIRULINA CHOCOLATE COOKIES NO SUGAR
This recipe is not only free from refined sugar, but it is also:
-and perfect for a Christmas dessert!
HEALTHY VEGAN SPIRULINA COOKIES
These cookies do not contain any animal products such as butter and cow milk, and are, therefore, 100% vegan. Click on this link if you are curious to know what’s wrong with eggs, and this link to learn about the dairy industry in only 5 minutes.
Plus, these Spirulina Chocolate Cookies are also relatively healthy (to my standards) as they are made with almost only whole food plant-based ingredients that are high in nutrients.
HOW TO MAKE EASY SPIRULINA CHOCOLATE COOKIES?
Please note this is just an overview of the recipe. Scroll down to the end of the page to see the full printable recipe.
1- Mix all the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
2- Add the wet ingredients and mix again. Knead with your hands to form a ball.
3- Separate the ball into 6 cookie balls, place them on a baking tray and flatten them up with your hands.
4- Decorate the cookies by using the back of a fork to create a cross-hatch on each cookie.
5- Bake for 15 minutes.
6- Melt some dark chocolate and dip half of each cookie into the melted dark chocolate.
7- Let cool for 10 minutes.
For an even easier vegan cookie recipe, check out this Giant Chocolate Chips Cookie (only 3 ingredients) recipe!
CHRISTMAS SPIRULINA COOKIES TO DECORATE
These cookies are decorated by using the back of a fork to create a cross-hatch on the cookies, plus the dipping in the dark chocolate which makes these cookies twice as exciting!
RECIPE IN VIDEO (1 MIN)
Now let’s get to cooking!
Spirulina Chocolate Cookies (gluten-free)
- Baking tray
- Baking powder
- Mixing bowl
- Small bowl or container
- 65 g oat flour*
- 40 g cornflour
- 1/3 tsp green spirulina powder** - or any other green powder
- 25 g stevia sugar - or any other powdered sugar
- 20 ml coconut oil - melted
- 50 ml soy milk - or any other plant milk
- 50 g dark chocolate
- Watch the one minute recipe video to see all instruction steps.
- Preheat the oven to 180.C (356.F).
- Using a fork, mix all the dry ingredients (oat flour, cornflour, stevia sugar, and spirulina) in a mixing bowl.
- Add the wet ingredients (melted coconut oil and plant milk) and mix again. Knead with your hands to form a dough ball***.
- Separate the dough ball into 6 cookie balls and place them on a baking tray with baking paper.
- Using your hand, flatten up the cookie balls to shape them into cookies.
- Use the back of a fork to create a cross-hatch on each cookie, and bake for 15 minutes.
- Melt the dark chocolate**** in a small bowl or small container and dip half of each cookie into the melted dark chocolate.
- Let cool for 10 minutes or until chocolate hardens, and enjoy!
- Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
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