Little chocolate cookies with the coolness of mint, can also be made into balls or bars. For bars, add to a plastic wrapped bread pan, press down tightly, chill and then cut.
Raw Peppermint Patties
- ¾ cup raw cashews
- 2 cups pitted Medjool dates, about 18 large
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
- ½ tsp pure peppermint extract
- 1/8 tsp fine sea salt
Add everything to a food processor bowl, process on high until coming together. Taste to see if you need more peppermint and or salt. Use a 1 Tablespoon Disher to make balls, roll in your hands to compact and flatten gently. Place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet, chill for an hour to set up, then transfer to an airtight container, store in the refrigerator.
Makes about 24.