Who doesn’t love an oreo? Even better, who doesn’t love a raw oreo? Once a child-hood staple, now turned raw! I love it.
Makes 30-34 sandwich cookies
1 c Almonds
1 and 1/3 C Dates (I used Medjol
1/8 t Vanilla Bean (or 1 t vanilla extract)
1/8 tsp plus 1/16 tsp Salt
3 T Cocoa Powder
1 c Coconut Butter
1/4 c Cashews
1/4 C Coconut Almond Milk
3 T xylitol
I made a coconut butter from processing shredded coconut and then added some cashews, coconut almond milk, and xylitol for sweetness and blended everything up. It may be easier to blend the cashews and coconut almond milk with the xylitol first and then adding the coconut butter.
The filling was more of an experiment in flavor and consistency. It can be made sweeter and more basic by just using the coconut butter for the filling. Next time I recommend using a little vanilla bean to really make the flavor stand out.
Combine first 5 ingredients in a food processor, and process until the dates are completely broken up. Transfer the dough to a ziploc-type bag, seal, and smush it into one tight ball. Then roll out onto a sheet of wax or parchment paper, and use cookie cutters to make circles Fridge or freeze the circles for a few minutes, so they’re firmer and therefore easier to frost. Once firm, spread the filling on 1/2 the circles and then top with remaining circles.