Blackberry Breakfast Cookies

INGREDIENTS (Makes 10) 

  • 55g coconut oil 
  • 170g honey or agave 
  • 1 egg or flax egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence 
  • 65g whole wheat flour 
  • 2 tsp baking powder 
  • ½ tsp cinnamon 
  • ¼ tsp salt 
  • 180g rolled oats 
  • 115g fresh blackberries 

METHOD 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C 
  2. Whisk the coconut oil, honey, egg and vanilla in a medium sized bowl 
  3. Add in the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and sold and mix with a spatula until combined 
  4. Add the oats and mix well before folding in the blackberries 
  5. Use a ¼ cup or ice cream scoop to portion mounds of the dough onto a lined baking tray 
  6. Flatten the cookies out slightly as they will not spread 
  7. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes or until the edges are nice and golden 
  8. Leave to cool for about 10 minutes before tucking in 
  9. Store in a sealed container either on the counter or in the fridge if you want them to last a bit longer

Vegan White Chocolate & Raspberry Blondies

INGREDIENTS (Makes 9) 

  • 170g vegan butter (or regular butter if not vegan) 
  • 120g light brown sugar
  • 90g caster sugar 
  • 2 flax eggs or eggs 
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 270g flour 
  • 1 tsp baking powder 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 120g raspberries
  • 140g dairy-free white chocolate, chopped into chunks

METHOD 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C and line a 8 inch baking tin with greaseproof paper 
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until the mixture turns lighter in colour (make sure the butter is slightly soft before adding) 
  3. Add in flax eggs/eggs, maple syrup and vanilla extract and mix well. 
  4. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt and mix carefully until just combined, don’t overmix! 
  5. Fold in the raspberries and white chocolate, reserving a few for topping. 
  6. Pour the batter into the tin and add the leftover raspberries and white chocolate, slightly pressing them into the batter. 
  7. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes until the edges turn golden brown and the centre is only just done (if you want them to be gooey!) 
  8. Make sure you leave them to cool entirely in the pan before attempting to cut them into slices. 
  9. Store in the fridge (if they last that long)