Coconuts have amazing health benefits and are one of the best ingredients you can use in your recipes. The reputation of coconut is increasing, it is used in restaurants, home kitchens, and packaged foods. Therefore, there is a reason, coconut is highly nutritious and rich in fiber, is loaded with vitamins and minerals. Now, when you know these wonderful benefits, it is awesome to learn that you can use coconut in desserts, even in this recipe, the fat-burning coconut cookies.
How to make fat burning coconut cookies:
- 1.5 cups of shredded coconut flakes
- ½ cup of high-class protein powder
- ½ cup sunflower seeds
- 1/3 cup of maple sugar-free maple syrup
- 2 tbsps of coconut oil
- 1 tsp of vanilla
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 cup water
First, heat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Then, chop sunflower seeds, or different nuts you like to use. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix them, if the texture is too dry and stiff, you can add some water or 1 tsp of coconut oil. Now, form small balls, there should be roughly about 20 cookies and place them on a cookie tray. Gently press cookies to flatten them well. Then, bake them for 15 minutes.
You may change the recipe a bit, in case if you don’t have sunflower seeds, replace them with coconut flakes.
You can fill them with coconut whipped cream and make a sandwich, as shown on the image. This will make sweet and delicious cookies, even tastier than before.
You can choose between, flavored or unflavored protein powder, depending on your taste.
These cookies are extremely beneficial and can increase the fat burning process, also they provide fatty acids with potent medicinal properties. Also, you can eat these coconut cookies when you are on a keto diet, they help to regulate the blood sugar levels.