Spelt Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

A great recipe for getting kids acquainted with healthier grains!


3/4 cup organic virgin coconut oil
1 cup maple syrup or raw blue agave syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup boiling water
1 cup spelt flour
1 teaspoon unrefined sea salt
1 teaspoon aluminum-free baking soda
2 cups oatmeal
1/4 cup ground flaxseeds
1 cup vegan dark chocolate chips or unsweetened carob chips
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (optional)


Beat oil, maple syrup and vanilla with beater for 2 minutes until foamy. Add boiling water and stir.

Add flour, salt, baking soda, and oatmeal and stir with wooden spoon. Mix in flaxseeds, coconut and chocolate chips.

On nonstick or lightly greased cookie sheet, flatten out small balls of dough with fork.

Bake at 325°F for 18-25 minutes.

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