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Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

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Soft, sweet and delectable – if you like orange it doesn’t get any better than these!

 

Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

 

Sometimes it's great to sit in the great outdoors and let life pause for a moment. You know you find that corner near you – a seat by the canal, under your favourite tree in the park or even your front doorstep. Just occasionally I like to take an afternoon cuppa out with me and, of course, a great cookie.

 

Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

 

It's a chance to take a breath and enjoy that moment and these dreamy cookies complement that cup of fruit tea entirely. They are so smooth and creamy with that touch of a tang of citrus orange, but with a soft crumbly texture, yet still the cookie holds together. 

 

Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies


I love orange flavour and cashew nuts are the perfect complement as they really enhances that zesty citrus flavour, while adding a crunch nutty texture of their own. Too good to resist!

 

Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

 

Sweet, but not too sweet with the perfect tang! I'm really not too sure how or when I came up with the idea for these. It feels as if they were always there in my head crying out to be made and eaten.

 

Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

 

They are super simple to make, perfectly delicious and are ready fresh from the oven in minutes. 

 

Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

 

If you like orange give them a go; I don't think you will be disappointed.

 

Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

Prep Time: 10 mins                    Bake Time: 8 mins   

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Makes: 24 - 30 Cookies                            

Ingredients:

1 Cup Cashew Nut Butter

2 tbsps. Coconut Oil - melted

3/4 Cup Powdered Coconut Sugar

2 Cups Ground Almonds

1 tsp. Powdered Vanilla

1 tsp. Baking Powder

½ tsp. BiCarb

¼ Cup Non-Dairy Milk

1½ tsps. Orange Oil

½ Cup Chopped Cashew Nuts 

Instructions:

     1)      Preheat the oven to 170˚C 

 

     2)      Cream together cashew nut butter, coconut sugar and coconut oil. Stir in the ground almonds, powdered vanilla, baking powder and bicarb. 

 

     3)      Add the non-dairy milk and orange oil and stir into the mix until thoroughly combined. 

 

     4)      Stir in the cashew nuts. 

 

     5)      Using a ½ tbsp. measure scoop out the cookies and shape on a sheet of baking parchment. 

 

     6)      Bake in the oven for 8 mins. 

 

     7)      Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 mins before transferring to a wire rack. 

 

Orange and Cashew Nut Cookies

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