Holidays cannot be complete without cookies. Coconut Macaroons are one of the simple cookies that can be dressed up with chocolate, added flavors through extracts, or seasonal additions like Cranberries and pistachios.
These macaroons are very easy to whip up and can also be made into a jar gift. Coconut, coconut flour, a bit of starch, sugar and optional flavors and done. Add coconut milk and bake.
No added refined oil in these delicious cookies.
More Christmas cookies
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Chocolate chip cookies. GF
Citrus Multigrain Cookies. GF
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Collect all the dry ingredients
Layer in the jar with cranberries, nuts or chocolate chips.
To make the cookies. empty jar contents in a bowl. Add coconut milk and knead into a dough.
Shape and bake.
Chewy coconutty goodness.
Coconut Macaroons in a Jar
Allergen Information: Free of Dairy, egg, coy, yeast, gluten, refined oil. Use arrowroot starch to make corn-free, grain-free.
1 cup dried unsweetened coconut shredded small (I use Bob’s Red Mill)
Notes: if you like small flakes, pulse the jar contents a few times before adding coconut milk.
These cookies are being shared at ricki’s wellness weekend.
An amazing Debate took place on “Don’t Eat anything with a face” on Intelligence squared, with Dr Neal Barnard and Gene Baur (amazing people!) debating for the motion and Chris Masterjohn and Joel Salatin against the motion. You can watch the entire debate, the results, or read the transcript here, or watch below. It is surprising that the discussion completely eliminated factory farming since 95% of the meat, dairy, eggs come from there. I also found the opposing team to be a bit not confident and mocking at times, not addressing racism, bringing in religion. Its a good listen to stir up some brain cells and get us thinking.
Don’t Eat Anything With A Face from Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates on FORA.tv