Mint Chocolate Christmas Cookies

Ingredients:

250g vegan butter

1 vegan egg replacer (or 1 egg)

1 tbsp plant based yogurt

1 Tsp peppermint extract

1 3/4cups self raising flour (or buckwheat flour if GF)

1/4 cup Cacao Powder

1 cup coconut sugar

1 tsp baking soda

Pinch salt
1 cup dark chocolate (chopped)

2 Peppermint candy canes (crushed)

How to:
Melts the butter in a saucepan over a medium melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Then Let for about 10 minutes

Add the coconut sugar to the bowl of butter and mix with a hand mixer, slowly add in the rest of the no egg replacer plain yogurt and peppermint extract mix until well combined.

In a separate bowl mix the flour, cacao powder, salt, baking powder. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the bowl with the wet mixture and Beat at a low speed.

Fold in the chocolate.

Cover the dough and put in the fridge to chill for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees
Line a baking tray with baking paper.

Roll the dough out into equal size balls and and  place a few inches apart on the baking tray as the cookies will spread in the oven.

Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes.

Top with crushed candy canes then leave to cool and Enjoy 🙂

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