{ Recipe } Devonshire Coconut Chews – Healthy Vegan Cookies

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The inspiration for these delectable bites of goodness came when I was exploring my parents’ beautiful seaside town in Devon, England. On a walk with my little nieces, we stumbled upon a lovely little café called Lollie Bean. Which – joy of joys – sold homemade vegan energy balls. They were absolutely delicious and a real life saver for my grumbling tummy, so I just had to ask for the recipe.

Armed with the ingredients list, we had great fun making a mess in the kitchen and then sharing our creations with the rest of the family. And back in Paris, I had even more fun playing around with the recipe, and tried baking them in the oven, too. (I’m an incorrigible cookie monster.) They were even more delish – crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside. Yummm. So we decided we just had to share this recipe with you.

These cookies are filled with good fats and omega 3s, in addition to being delectable. And the recipe calls for simple ingredients – I certainly make sure I always have them all in my pantry, for drop-of-a-hat cookie parties.

Recipe Video: Healthy Vegan Cookies

We filmed this recipe at the delightful vegan and gluten-free restaurant, 5 Lorette (5, rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009, Paris). Did you know it’s the healthiest vegan spot in Paris?

Here’s the full recipe. Now go and make these yums! And do let us know in the comments below how they turned out for you. Don’t forget to share your cookie photos on social media, using #veggiemagnifique – we love seeing your creations!

Devonshire Coconut Chews

They're all the more tasty if you leave them to harden in the fridge for an hour or so. Yum...

Prep time

10mins

Cook time

8mins

Total time

18mins

Ingredients
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 50g dark chocolate, chopped
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup brown rice syrup/agave syrup
Instructions
  1. Mix the dry ingredients together
  2. Add the wet ingredients (peanut butter and syrup)
  3. Mix into a delightfully moreish cookie dough
  4. Form dough into palm-sized cookies
  5. Bake in the oven at 180 C/375 F for 8 mins
  6. Leave to cool. Enjoy!
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We sincerely hope you try these delectable bites of healthy deliciousness. We’re mad for ’em!

Nom, nom, nom,

 

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4 thoughts on “Devonshire Coconut Chews – Healthy Vegan Cookies

  1. yummmmm. i have all the ingredients chez moi already. will make them tomorrow ox

    1. Ann says:

      Hooray! Let us know how they turn out! 🙂

  2. Barbara says:

    Hey Veggie-buddies! I have a question: are the ground flaxseeds dry when you first put them in? since you mentioned that they’re a great egg substitute when you add a bit of water I was wondering…also is there an emergency substitute for brown rice syrup (like maple syrup??) I want to make these TODAY and it’s sunday so the stores that would carry the rice syrup are cloooosed…

    1. Chloe says:

      Hey Barbara! So happy you’re trying the recipe out – hooray! The flax goes in dry (sorry for the confusion) and maple syrup would be absolutely divine I’m sure. Hope you enjoyed them!

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