I mean.... who doesn't love a classic girl scout cookie!? It's hard enough to resist them when the sweetest little girl is trying to sell them to you, but even harder when they are all the most addicting and delicious things you will ever taste in your entire life. My top 3 will always be Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Samoas! What are your favorites?
It was only a matter of time before we learned how to make these suckers in a healthier way! Starting with the infamous Samoas --- Now, I cannot take credit for this recipe - Rachel Mansfield cracked the code and these are SO GOOD. I was skeptical at first since something so good can be hard to re-create (especially "healthier"), but I was wrong to judge. These homemade + paleo Samoas aren't only super easy to make but also taste just like the real thing! Plus, they are gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes
Serving Size: 10-12 cookies
1 pasture-raised egg
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/4 cup coconut sugar
1 tablespoon maple syrup or manuka honey
1 1/4 cup organic unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (*use dairy-free if needed!)
1 teaspoon ground flax seed (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl, combine the egg, oil, sugar and honey and/or maple syrup until well mixed together.
Mix in the coconut shreds well then when a thicker texture is formed, begin scooping small spoonfuls into your hand to form the cookies.
Bake cookies in oven for 8-10 minutes. Let them cool for 3-5 minutes.
Melt the chocolate chips (add some coconut oil if needed to help with the melting process), then gently dip the bottom of each cookie in chocolate and place bake onto baking sheet. After each cookie is dipped, drizzle some extra on top and place in freezer to set. Allow 10-15 minutes to fully cool and harden.
Take them out and ENJOY!