Vegan Recipe: Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

Some days you just need a cookie! If today just happens to be that day, Heather and Jenny of Spork Foods have got you covered with their delicious and easy Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cookies! This sweet little treat will satisfy your sweet craving and give you a little dose of antioxidants (from the dark chocolate) and protein, potassium, and fiber (from the pistachios). Win win!

Ingredients, Yields 10-12 3-inch cookies:
½ cup vegan butter
½ cup organic evaporated cane sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon almond extract
1 cup un-bleached all-purpose flour
¼ cup whole wheat pastry flour
2 teaspoons ground flax seeds
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup almond milk
2 tablespoons ground Setton Farms pistachios
1 bag (5 oz) Setton Farms Dark Chocolate Pistachios

Directions:
– Preheat oven to 350°.

– In a large bowl, cream together vegan butter and sugar, until well mixed. Add vanilla and almond extracts and mix until uniform.

– In a separate bowl, combine all purpose flour, whole wheat pastry flour, flax seeds, baking powder and sea salt. Mix until uniform and fold into wet ingredients. Add almond milk and whisk gently to combine.

– Scoop about ¼ cup batter onto baking sheet. Sprinkle each cookie with ground pistachios and place desired amount of Setton Farms Dark Chocolate Covered Pistachios on top of each cookie.

– Bake for about 20-22 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a wire cooling rack.

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