Chewy Plantain Sesame Cookies (Gf, Vegan)

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Sesame seeds are a tiny but powerful nutritional powerhouses. 

Sesame Seeds Health Benefits Include:

  • prevent diabetes
  • lower blood pressure
  • prevent a wide variety of cancers
  • build strong bones
  • protect against radiation
  • increase heart health
  • help cure sleep disorders
  • improve digestion
  • reduce inflammation
  • boost respiratory health
  • strengthen your oral health
  • aid in healthy growth
  • improve circulation
  • detoxify the body
  • and eliminate depression and chronic stress

For some reason despite all these awesome benefits they have to offer they often become overlooked ๐Ÿ™ 

Therefore I believe this ancient seed deserves a cookie! Chewy Sweet Sesame Cookies …

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Chewy Plantain Sesame Cookies (Gf, Vegan)

Prep Time20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1 ripe plantain banana cut into chunks
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 cups of soft dates pitted
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Combine the flour and sea salt in a large mixing bowl.
  • In a food processor combine tahini, plantain and dates.
  • Process until you achieve smooth texture like liquid dough.
  • Once achieved mix the wet dough with your dry ingredients.
  • Ok it's time to play - the mixture will be thick and sticky, so dip your hands in a cold water as needed.
  • You could also place dough into the fridge for 20-30 minutes to firm it up a bit.
  • Roll mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls between palms of hands, and then roll it in the sesame seeds so that itโ€™s well coated.
  • Press the dough ball onto a parchment lined baking sheet, using fork to flatten it.
  • Repeat with all the dough, and then bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes, or until theyโ€™re golden brown.
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