Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan, gluten free) / Karamel čoko keksići sa kikiriki maslacem (veganski, bez glutena)

These cookies are so, so good and actually quite healthy. They are vegan, gluten free and depending on the chocolate you use, can also be refined sugar free. The rich caramel taste comes from the date syrup, which I was very excited to try out after scoring it at a health food store. If you don’t have any date syrup, you can totally swap it for honey, date paste or any other sweetener of your choice. You will have to tweak the wet and dry ingredients ratio a bit, though.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields about 20 cookies / 0.10 EUR per cookie / 2.09 EUR for all)

¼ cup date syrup (0.10 EUR)

3 tbsp peanut butter (0.40 EUR)

1 and ½ cups plant based milk (0.60 EUR)

1 and ½ cups oat flour (0.30 EUR)

2 tbsp ground flax seeds (0.07 EUR)

Good pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

½ tsp baking powder (0.01 EUR)

3 rows of dark chocolate (0.60 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with parchment paper. Chop up the chocolate into small squares. In a large bowl, whisk together date syrup, peanut butter and milk until smooth and creamy. Add in oat flour, flax seeds, salt and baking powder. Stir until just combined, then fold in chocolate squares.

Dollop the batter onto prepared baking tray. Be sure to space the cookies a bit, as they will expand a little while they bake. Using a back of a spoon, flatten the cookies down a bit. Bake for 15 minutes, until the cookies are slightly browned.

The cookies are going to be very soft when they come out of the oven, but don’t worry, they will firm up as they cool down. Allow the cookies to cool for about five minutes on their baking tray before transferring to a rack to cool completely. The cookies will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for 3-4 days.

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Ovi keksići ne samo da su jako ukusni, već su i prilično zdravi. Veganski su, bez glutena, a ovisno o čokoladi koju ćete upotrijebiti, mogu biti i bez rafiniranog šećera. Bogat okus karamele daje im sirup od datulja, koji sam jedva dočekala isprobati nakon što sam ga upecala u jednom dućanu sa zdravom hranom. Naravno, ako nemate sirup od datulja, svakako ga možete zamijeniti medom, pastom od datulja ili kojim drugim zaslađivačem po vašem izboru. Jedino imajte na umu kako ćete vjerojatno trebati i malo prilagoditi omjer mokrih i suhih sastojaka.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 20-tak keksića / 0,78 kn po keksu / 13,56 kn za sve)

¼ šalice sirupa od datulja (0,75 kn)

3 žlice kikiriki maslaca (3,00 kn)

1 i ½ šalica veganskog mlijeka (4,50 kn)

1 i ½ šalica zobenog brašna (2,25 kn)

2 žlice mljevenih sjemenski lana (0,50 kn)

Dobar prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

½ žličice praška za pecivo (0,05 kn)

3 reda tamne čokolade (4,50 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 180°C, a protvan obložite papirom za pečenje. Nasjeckajte čokoladu na male komadiće. U zdjeli pomiješajte sirup od datulja, kikiriki maslac i mlijeko, sve dok smjesa ne bude glatka i kremasta. Dodajte zobeno brašno, lan, sol i prašak za pecivo, pa miješajte dok se sve ne sjedini. U smjesu nježno umiješajte čokoladu.

Smjesu grabite na pripremljen protvan, s time da pazite da keksiće malo razmaknete jer će se mrvicu raširiti kako se budu pekli. Sa stražnjom stranom žlice lagano spljoštite svaki keks. Pecite 15 minuta, dok keksići lagano ne posmeđe.

Keksi će biti prilično mekani kada izađu iz pećnice, ali budite bez brige, očvrsnuti će kako se budu hladili. Pustite keksiće da se jedno pet minuta hlade na protvanu prije nego ih preselite na rešetku i tako ohladite do kraja. Keksi će u hermetički zatvorenoj posudi držati na sobnoj temperaturi 3-4 dana.

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Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan, gluten free) / Karamel čoko keksići sa kikiriki maslacem (veganski, bez glutena)

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