December 13, 2016
(updated May 20, 2020)
I love experimenting with different cookie flavor combos, minimal risk and big rewards 🙂 One of my favorite cookie ingredients is Tigernut Flour – it has such a nutty taste but isn’t a nut at all. I’ve boasted my love for it before on the blog! It’s grain-free and a source of prebiotic fiber (feeds the good guys in the gut… I’ll leave it at that since this is a cookie post).
Anyhoo… I also am loving carob chips, they taste similar to a milk/malt chocolate and even unsweetened it has a naturally sweet taste, reducing the need for sugar. It’s a great chocolate replacement if you’re into trying something new, and not only that, it has a lot of health benefits. Carob has twice the amount of calcium as compared to cocoa and is rich in vitamins, is caffeine-free and is actually great for digestion, so that coupled with the ginger? WIN on the tummy. Provided you don’t eat them all, which will be tempting 😉 *Just read the ingredients, some brands are not gluten-free or dairy-free and may contain soy*
Oh and the taste is spiced and sweet with a perfectly chewy center and slightly crisp exterior! Tigernut flour makes some amazing cookies!!
Hope you enjoy!
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Just tried this and it was exactly what I needed. Thank you for this article. I am looking forward to similar ones that are informative and helpful on a daily basis.
Woohoo! So happy you enjoyed!
Dear Allison, I was all set up to do your recipe but I got really confused when reading the ingredients… Only 1/2 cup of tigernut flour? I went ahead and used 1-1/2 cup, but I’m not sure if that’s the right amount. I thought it might be just a typing mistake, but I love to hear from you on that subject! I’m just putting the cookies away in the oven as we speak… I will keep you posted as to let you know how it all worked out 😉
Hi Sophie! This should be right with 1/2 cup – let me know how they turn out!
Well, I’m happy to say the result is pretty good! Mine must but less chewy than yours, that’s for sure. But the sure taste like great cookies 🙂
I’m curious to know how many cookies is this recipe suppose to make?
Mm I have never tried tiger nut flour but these look delicious!