Mango, sesame, and chocolate—are these tasty combined in a cookie? The resounding answer is yes.
1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground ginger
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cinnamon
1 Tbsp (15 mL) sesame seeds
1/4 cup (60 mL) chocolate or carob chips
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped mango
3/4 cup (180 mL) apricot purée (see cookie makeover tips)
1 Tbsp (15 mL) sesame oil
3 Tbsp (45 mL) cashew butter
Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C).
In medium-sized mixing bowl, mix flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon, seeds, and chocolate chips. Stir in mango.
Incorporate apricot purée sesame oil, and cashew butter into flour mixture. Using a 1 oz (30 mL) cookie scoop, measure dough and form into balls, flatten with your palms, and place on oiled baking tray.
Bake in preheated oven, watching carefully, about 17 minutes or until golden. Let cool. Serve.
Makes 16 cookies.
Each serving contains: 77 calories; 2 g protein; 3 g total fat (1 g sat. fat); 11 g carbohydrates (5 g sugar); 2 g fibre; 113 mg sodium
source: “Cookie Makeover“, alive #335, September 2010