Finally, the summer is here! Its higher temperatures discourage us from turning on the oven. However, we still want to pamper ourselves with some homemade desserts. On the other hand, summer is the time of year, when we pay more attention to our physique. But no worries, whit this 2 recipes in addition you do not need an oven and they will neither hurt your summer shape.
1. Paleo Diet Cookies
- 1 cup coconut flour
- 2 ½ cups plain peanut butter
- ½ cup maple syrup
- 3 cups chocolate chips or milk chocolate
- In a large heat-proof bowl, add peanut butter and maple syrup.
- Put the bowl in the microwave and melt until the two ingredients are well-combined.
- Remove from microwave, add coconut flour and stir until you get a smooth, homogenous mixture. If needed, work the batter in an old-fashioned way with your hands.
- Form medium-sized balls from the batter and place each in a baking tray with baking paper.
- Leave cookies in round shape or make flat cookies with the help of spatula.
- Put the baking tray in freezer and let cool (freeze).
- When the cookies become solid, remove them from the freezer and melt the chocolate. Dip each ball or patty in the melted chocolate and place back in the baking tray.
- Place again in freezer and freeze until cookies are firm.
2. Oatmeal cookies
- 1 ½ tbsp. butter
- 2 cups low carb brown sugar
- ½ cup low-fat milk
- 1 tbsp. Nutella or other hazelnut cocoa spread
- 1 cup dark chocolate chips
- 3 cups oats
- 1 tsp vanilla powder
- In your favorite bowl for batter preparation, mix the oats, the cocoa spread and dark chocolate chips. Stir until you combine the ingredients.
- In a saucepan, add butter, milk, sugar and vanilla powder and cook on medium heat until everything dissolves and becomes a homogenous mixture.
- Put the stove on higher temperature and cook the mixture for 3 minutes to a boiling point. Whisk to prevent scorching on the bottom of the saucepan. Pour in the oats and Nutella batter and stir.
- Remove from stove and let cool for 2 minutes so you can touch the batter without burning your hands.
- With a round spoon or an ice-cream scooper, make medium-sized balls and place them in a baking tray covered with baking paper.
- Repeat this step until you’re out of cookie mix. Let cool; you can place the tray in the fridge or you can let them cool at room temperature.