Grain Free Orange Chocolate Cookies

2 cups dried coconut flakes
1/2 cup cocoa powder

2 eggs
1/4 cup date syrup (or alternatively honey)
1/4 cup honey
1 orange, zest of

Yields 20-25
Preheat oven to 180C. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a bowl, combine coconut flakes and cocoa powder. Mix well. In another bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Stir in date syrup, honey and orange zest. Combine wet and dry ingredients.
Take one tablespoon of the batter and form discs of about 1,5 inches diameter. Place them onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Or until golden brown.

If you want your cookies slightly more crispy, switch off the oven after 18-20 minutes. Flip the cookies upside down and put back into switched-off but warm oven for another few minutes.

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