2 Ways to Pimp an Avocado – Avocado Hummus & Avocado Cookies
Are you planning to go on a healthy diet? Finding a healthier alternative to chocolate chip cookies? Well, this cookie recipe is just for you! Put on your apron because we’ll be making Dark Chocolate Chunk Avocado Cookies!
The avocado is one of the most versatile and nutritious fruits you can add to your diet.
Avocados are naturally nutrient-dense foods and it contains nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. It is also best used as a great substitute for oil or butter in several recipes.
Start by mixing oat flour, cacao powder, baking powder, and baking soda in a mixing bowl. Oat flour is a healthier and tastier substitute for all-purpose flour since oat flour is a gluten-free whole grain flour that gives baked goods that gives it that silky texture and “oaty” flavor.
In a separate bowl, blend in your avocado, coconut sugar, and an egg. You can use a hand mixer to make the mixture easier to work with. Then, toss in your dry ingredients in the avocado mixture and while blending, add your almond milk. Throw in your dark chocolate chunks in the dough and mix them using your hands. Always remember to wash your hands before working with food. The dough must be sticky at this point.
Next, use a spoon or a scoop to evenly divide your cookie dough on a baking sheet. Make sure you have parchment paper on your baking sheet or else your dough will stick. Lastly, bake your dough in your oven at 350˚F for 8-10 minutes. Voila! You’ve just made sweet and healthy avocado cookies.
This avocado cookie recipe is a perfect snack or even a breakfast meal for people who are planning to start a healthy diet. This recipe is also packed with healthy fats and carbs, vitamins, and minerals. A great recipe for a delicious and nutritious avocado!
- Place chickpeas, 1 garlic clove, juice from 1 lime and 1.5 tbsp olive oil in a food processor and blend until the consistency is smooth, or there are no chunks.
- Then add 1/2 tbsp cumin and 1.5 large ripe avocado (or 2 medium avocados) and blend until smooth. Add sea salt to taste. To keep the amount of fat at a minimum, I suggest adding more lime juice if it is too thick. Otherwise, add in 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil and blend until it is smooth.
Approximate macros for 5 equally divided portions (about 3 large tbsp)
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- Set oven to 350F.
- Mix oat flour, cacao powder, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside.
- In another bowl, mix 1 large avocado, coconut sugar and 1 egg.
- Mix in the flour and while blending, add almond milk.
- Toss in chocolate chunks and mix them in with your hands. The dough should be pretty sticky.
- Use a small scoop or spoon to evenly divide the cookie dough on a baking sheet.
- Bake in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes.