Cacao Nib Carob Cookies

By Chef: Ingrid Weithers-Barati
Posted: December 24, 2010


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Raw oat based cookies made with carob powder and cacao nibs. Try them with a tall glass of creamy almond milk!


  • 1 cup organic oat groats*, ground to flour
  • 1/2 cup carob powder
  • 1/3 cup agave
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt or sea salt
  • 1/4 – 1/3 cup cacao nibs


1. Place all ingredients in a food processor. Process until mixture forms into a ball.
2. Shape the cookies — Take 1 tablespoon of dough and roll it between the palms of your hands to form into rounds.

3. Lightly coat a cutting board with coconut flour and place rounds on cutting board. Use the bottom of a small glass to press each round into flat discs or use the palm of your hand to flatten dough. Use a spatula to gently lift dough from cutting board and transfer to a dehydrator tray.
4. Dehydrator the cookies — Place the tray of cookies in the dehydrator. Turn cookies midway through dehydrating. Dehydrate 4-5 hours for softer cookies; 6-7 hours for crispier cookies.


This recipe calls for ground *aat groats: whole grain oat kernels with the hull removed. You can find organic oat groats at health food stores or online.