Hands Off My Chocolate dipped granola cookies with Coco Start (vegan)

Prep time 20 min | cook time 30 min | total time 50 min | 10 cookies


  • 3 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp Abbot Kinney’s Coco Start
  • zest of 2 oranges, juice of ½ an orange
  • 20 g extra virgin coconut oil
  • ½ ripe banana
  • 2 tbsp agave syrup
  • 100 g oatmeal
  • 100 g almond flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 bar Hands Off My Chocolate Double Dark
  • 150 ml Abbot Kinney’s Coco Start


  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees ˚C and line a baking rack with parchment paper.
  2. Mix in a small bowl: flax seeds, chia seeds, water and Abbot Kinney’s Coco Start and set aside. Stir again after a few minutes. If it gets really thick, add a tablespoon (or two) of water.
  3. Wash the oranges, put the grated peel in a big bowl and squeeze the juice of ½ an orange into the food processor.
  4. Melt the coconut oil and move into the food processor. Add the banana and the agave syrup as well and blend into a smooth mixture.
  5. Take the big bowl with orange peel and add the oatmeal, almond flour, cinnamon, a pinch of salt and stir.
  6. Add the content from the food processor to the seeds mixture and stir well together.
  7. Next, pour this mixture into the big bowl with dry ingredients and knead the cookie dough until everything is evenly mixed.
  8. Divide the dough in 10 even parts, roll into a ball, squeeze and form into a cookie. Put it on the parchment paper and move into the oven for 30 minutes. Turn all the cookies around after 15
  9. Let the cookies cool down completely.
  10. Break chocolate and place 2/3 of the bar into a heatproof bowl.
  11. Sit over a pan of barely simmering water (a bain marie) and allow the chocolate to melt, stirring occasionally.
  12. Remove the bowl from the water and add the rest of the chocolate bar to melt while constantly stirring.
  13. Dip the cookies through the melted chocolate and place them back on the parchment paper.
  14. These cookies are ideal to bring for lunch or as a snack, together with a package of Abbot Kinney’s Coco Start for dipping!

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