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CAROL'S BEET & ACORN COOKIES (FEAT. ASHWIN ENJOYS NATURE)

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2,204,841 views  When you think of The Walking Dead, the word 'appetizing' certainly doesn't come to mind. It's no surprise then that Carol Peletier's foraged cookies are earthy, doughy, ugly desserts of necessity. Hobbled by the 3-punch-combo of beets, acorns, and water chestnuts, follow along as we try and fail to make a concoction worth baking.

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INGREDIENTS

of coconut oil

¼ cup of coconut oil

of sliced beets

1 can of sliced beets

of water chestnuts

1 can of water chestnuts

of vanilla paste

½ tsp of vanilla paste

all purpose flour

¾ cup all purpose flour

acorn flour

¾ cup acorn flour

brown sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

of cacao nibs

3 tbsp of cacao nibs

of arrowroot powder

2 tbsp of arrowroot powder

of chocolate chips

½ cup of chocolate chips

egg

1 egg

sugar

⅓ cup sugar

Confectioners sugar

Confectioners sugar

DIRECTIONS

1.

Puree the can of beets in a high powered blender. Puree the water chestnuts in a blender (separately) as well. Process the cacao nibs with a mortar and pestle.

of sliced beets

1 can of sliced beets

of water chestnuts

1 can of water chestnuts

of cacao nibs

3 tbsp of cacao nibs

2.

In a bowl, add beet puree, melted coconut oil, vanilla paste, brown sugar, and a splash of pureed water chestnuts. Whisk to combine.

of coconut oil

¼ cup of coconut oil

brown sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

of vanilla paste

½ tsp of vanilla paste

3.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the acorn flour, the all purpose flour, processed cacao nibs, and arrowroot powder. Mix briefly on medium speed and then add the wet ingredients. Next, add the chocolate chips as the stand mixer continues to mix.

acorn flour

¾ cup acorn flour

all purpose flour

¾ cup all purpose flour

of arrowroot powder

2 tbsp of arrowroot powder

of chocolate chips

½ cup of chocolate chips

4.

Then, realize you're still missing something and add egg and sugar to the mix. Beat to combine.

egg

1 egg

sugar

⅓ cup sugar

5.

Roll dough into 2 inch balls and roll in confectioners sugar.

Confectioners sugar

Confectioners sugar

6.

Arrange on a lightly greased cookie sheet and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.

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