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Hazelnut Cocoa Cookies

  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen cookies 1x


Soft, sweet Paleo and Vegan hazelnut cookies.  Dairy free, grain free and perfect for a healthy sweet treat.


  • 1/2 cup dry roasted hazelnuts
  • 5 medjool dates (pitted)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup cassava flour
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In food processor, combine hazelnuts and dates, blending until mixture forms a course flour.
  3. Add remaining ingredients.  Blend well.
  4. Remove dough from food processor and roll into 12 balls (about 1 Tbsp in size).  Place balls on baking sheet and flatten with fork.
  5. Place baking sheet in oven (middle rack) and bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.