Don't they look yummy?!!! Is your mouth watering yet? Don't you wish you could reach into this post and grab one to eat right now???
The procedure is the same but the ingredients have been cleaned up. Here we go:
Cleaned Up No Bake Cookies
-by Pamelyn Baim
In a saucepan, mix and bring to a boil for 1 -2 minutes. Then remove from heat.
2/3 c agave nectar
1/4 c almond milk
1/2 c coconut oil
1/4 c cocoa powder
Add and quickly stir in:
1/2 c peanut butter
3 c quick cooking oats
1/2 c flaked coconut
1 tsp vanilla or almond extract
Drop by spoonful onto cookie sheet lined with waxed paper. It may seem like they won't stick together but they will when they cool down. Best when cooled and stored in the fridge. Makes about 24 small or 15 large cookies.
The agave nectar is easy on your glycemic index. It's less likely to spike your blood sugar levels.
Almond milk is plain delicious and a no-brainer for using instead of dairy milk.
Coconut oil is being discovered as an amazing, healthful substitute for butter or crisco.
Rolled oats is embraced by some gluten free eaters and avoided by others.
Vanilla can have gluten in it.
Always check ALL your ingredient labels! :)
These smell great. They taste great. They are a wonderful dessert to make, especially if you don't want to stoke up the oven in the heat of summer. Give them a try and tell me what you think.