Healthy Double Chocolate Hazelnut Blossoms

 

Just another healthy cookie to add to your Christmas cookie exchange. These chocolate blossoms are rolled in hazelnut pieces before being filled with more decadent chocolate.


Did I mention that these cookies are gluten-free and high in protein!

Check the notes for a dairy-free option!

 

Healthy Double Chocolate Hazelnut Blossoms

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 9 minutes

Total Time: 24 minutes

Category: Dessert, snack

Yield: 12

Healthy Double Chocolate Hazelnut Blossoms

Unbelievably healthy double chocolate hazelnut cookies!

Ingredients

    Cookies
  • 3/4 c gluten-free flour or oat flour
  • 1/4 c Truvia or granulated sweetener
  • 32g chocolate protein I used PEScience 30% off code PBCHOCO
  • 5 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 c unsweetened cocao powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 egg, whole
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
    Other
  • 2 tbsp crushed hazelnuts
  • 30g sugar-free dark chocolate, Lily's

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a mixer, stir together all dry cookie ingredients. Add in the remaining cookie ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  3. Separate dough into 12 evenly sized balls and roll each ball into the crushed hazelnuts.
  4. Use the back of a spoon to make an indent in the center of the balls. This should also press them somewhat flat.
  5. Bake for 7-9 minutes. Remove and let cool.
  6. Gently melt chocolate and spoon into the center of each cookie. Let cool at room temperature for a couple of hours or place in the fridge for 20 minutes or until chocolate hardens.

Notes

Use a plate based protein and dairy free chocolate for a lactose free cookie.

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