Flourless, butterless chocolate cookies

Flourless, butterless chocolate cookies
These chocolate cookies are divine, they have a wonderful merringue texture. They're flourless and butterless which means they're also low in fat.

85g cocoa powder

250g icing sugar

Pinch of salt

300g walnuts, finely chopped

1 tbsp pure vanilla

4 large egg whites

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/ Gas 4. Line baking tray with greaseproof paper.

In an electric mixeer bowl electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together the cocoa powder, icing sugar, salt, and walnuts, and beat for 1 minute on low speed until well combined.

In another bowl, briefly mix together the vanilla and egg whites.

Turn up the mixer's speed to medium and gradually add the whites to the dry ingredients.

Beat for 2 minutes.Divide the mixture using a scoop onto the trays, leaving about 3" between cookies.

Place the baking trays on the middle shelf and reduce the temperature of the oven to 160°C/320°F.

Bake for 12-4 minutes or until thin cracks appear and the cookies are firm to the touch.

Leave to cool slightly and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.  

Makes 10 large cookies

Main ingredients
Dairy, Chocolate

Recipe Type
Easy, Kids Food, Gifts, Cake Stall, Cookies & Biscuits

Special Info
Gluten free, Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty

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