Made with whole grains and nuts, give these Healthier Chocolate Sandwich Cookies a try for a delicious after school snack!
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Healthier Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Change up a few ingredients to make this classic cookie a bit healthier!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 2 Dozen
Author: Vanessa Brady, Tried & True

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 2 1/2 c white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 c dutch process cocoa
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 1/2 c coconut oil or butter
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 3 tbsp aquafaba 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Cream Filling

  • 2 c raw macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 c coconut milk or any other milk substitute
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 1/8 c sugar
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Whisk together flour, cocoa, and salt in a medium bowl
  • Using a stand-alone or handheld mixer, cream the oil (or butter) and sugar together. Once mixed completely, add aquafaba (egg) and vanilla.
  • Add flour mixture gradually at low speed while scraping down the sides.
  • Roll dough out to 1/4" thickness on cocoa/flour floured surface. Use cookie cutter or small container to cut 2" circles.
  • Place on parchment paper lined sheet and freeze for 5 minutes.
  • Bake in oven for 7 minutes and allow to cool completely.

Cream Filling

  • Add nuts, 1/4 coconut milk, vanilla, sugar and salt to food processor or high speed blender to create cream. Add more milk 1 tbsp at a time until creamy texture is achieved. Be cautious with adding too much though because the cream will be too runny!