Fudgy Chocolate Walnut Cookies

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    • Fudgy Chocolate Walnut Cookies

      This recipe was in the newsletter Total Health Breakthroughs. It looks yummy in the pic!

      Have a cookie craving? Try these! Antioxidant-rich dark cocoa and omega-3 packed walnuts come together to make heavenly-sweet cookies with only 1 gram of sugar per serving. In addition to satisfying your sweet tooth, your trip to the cookie jar will also give you a good source of fiber, magnesium, and protein.

      Time To Table: 45 minutes
      Serves: 12

      The Benefits
      Excellent source of omega-3
      Good source of fiber, magnesium, protein
      Preferences: Low carb, low sodium, gluten-free

      9 ounces organic walnut halves (1 ounce = approx 28.3g)
      1/2 cup organic cocoa powder
      4 large organic egg whites
      1 tsp organic vanilla
      3 cups organic erythritol
      4 drops SteviaClear, liquid stevia
      1/4 tsp Celtic sea salt

      Preheat the oven to 350°. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Toast walnut halves about 9 minutes. Cool and chop. In a large bowl, whisk the erythritol with the cocoa and salt. Mix in the chopped walnuts. In a small bowl, beat the egg whites, vanilla, and stevia just until soft peaks form. Mix egg mixture with cocoa mixture to make a soft dough. Spoon dough onto the baking sheets in 12 evenly spaced mounds. Bake 20 minutes or until tops are glossy and lightly cracked. Cool.

      Nutrition Information
      154.91 kcal Calories, 5.29 g Carbohydrate, 0 mg Cholesterol, 14.2 g Total Fat, 2.6 g Fiber, 5.1 g Protein, 67.98 mg Sodium, 1.08 g Sugars, 1.58 g Saturated fat, 0 trans Fat, 2.04 g Monounsaturated fat, 9.92 g Polyunsaturated fat

      [Ed Note: Do you love dessert, but not the sugar? Kelley Herring's new company, Wellness Bakeries, has created all-natural, protein-packed, high-fiber, low glycemic dessert mixes that you can enjoy without a moment's guilt. To learn more and try a delicious slice for yourself click here wellnessbakeries.com/promotion.php/]

      Weight Loss Goal - to reach 55kg
      Currently doing 12 week body transformation - at 64kg (9kg to goal)
      (Started 27/8/12 at 77.8kg)

      The post was edited 1 time, last by Snez ().