Jenny's Raw Recipe Blog

Raw Food Cookie Party!

Posted on August 05 2011 | (3) Comments
Category:Raw Snacks and Desserts

Hello cookie lovers!  Last time I shared a recipe and some tips for making a simple...and simply delicious raw Almond Cookie.  I hope you’ve had a chance to try the recipe and are enjoying the results.

In this post, I want to show you how to vary that raw food cookie dough and, with a few simple swaps, create a collection of raw food cookies that are good enough to be the star of their own party.

For a lot of people, cookies aren’t cookies without a chocolate component.  My raw Chocolate Chip Cookies fill the bill.  

Instead of adding raisins, mix in some chocolate chips. You can also add 1 teaspoon orange zest, for citrusy-chocolate goodness.

Another variation is my raw food Schoolboy Cookie recipe.  Instead of adding raisins in this version, press a small square of dark chocolate onto the top of each cookie. While, like the Chocolate Chip cookies, these are not technically ‘raw’ because of the chocolate, they are still a much healthier option than traditional white flour/sugar/butter-laden cookies.

For non-chocolate lovers, my raw Almond Cookie recipe produces raw Lemon Cookies with one simple switcheroo.  Simply replace the almond extract with lemon extract and add 1 teaspoon lemon zest.  Yummy! Click on the Almond Cookie recipe here and look at the bottom of the recipe for all three variations--chocolate chip, schoolboy, and lemon cookies.

Raw Food Cookie Swap Party
If you don’t want to do all the ‘cooking’ for your party, consider throwing a Raw Food Cookie Swap Party.  Ask each of your friends to make a variation of the basic Almond Cookie recipe.  

You can share the work...and then share the sweet results.

Party on, cookie lovers!  I’ll see you next time.

Previous Comments

On August 06, 2011 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) said...

What a great idea! I love cookies and I love cookie swaps!! Can’t wait to try it.

On August 10, 2011 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) said...

I do love your Almond Cookie recipe and tried already more than a dozen of variations. Most of them very good too. I go back to the original recipe several times because I like it very much. Thank you !

In fact, “Raw Food Made Easy For 2” was my first raw food book. I like it because of the simplicity, the taste, and the quantities are perfect for the food processor.

On August 17, 2011 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) said...

Dear Jennifer,

I tried most of your recipes from your book. I absolutely love them.  The almond cookies are one of the best. It is hard to choose my favorite because all of them are delicious, easy to make and look nice. I made the Lasagne today.
Everybody loved that in my family. Thank you for putting together your recipes, we enjoy them very much.

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