CARAMEL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE BROWNIES – with VIDEO {gluten, dairy, soy & ref. sugar free, peanut free option, paleo}

These caramel chocolate chip cookie brownies will blow your mind. This flourless dessert is gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, and yet it is so incredibly decadent. The brownie layer is a fudgy chocolate taste explosion, the chocolate chip cookie layer is buttery and crumbly, and the caramel sauce… pure luscious naughtiness. (Psst, there’s also a video with step-by-step instructions!)

Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies {gluten, dairy, soy & refined sugar free, paleo} - These caramel chocolate chip cookie brownies will blow your mind. This flourless dessert is gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, and yet it is so incredibly decadent. The brownie layer is a fudgy chocolate taste explosion, the chocolate chip cookie layer is buttery and crumbly, and the caramel sauce… pure luscious naughtiness.

You know those ideas that are so insane they are actually brilliant? This recipe is one of them.

I mean, just how insane do you have to be to think to yourself: “I know, I’ll throw together chocolate chip cookies, caramel sauce and brownies, and bake it all in one pan. And, oh why not, let’s make the whole thing flourless and dairy free… and refined sugar free.”

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ORANGE AND PECAN SALTED CARAMEL COOKIE BARS {peanut & soy free}

Orange zest and pecans join forces in these amazing orange and pecan salted caramel cookie bars. This cookie bar recipe is incredibly simple and super easy to follow. From the melt-in-the-mouth salted caramel layer, to the buttery, crumbly pecan cookie base with bursts of aromatic orange zest – every single bite of this delightful dessert will blow your mind!

Orange and Pecan Salted Caramel Cookie Bars - Orange zest and pecans join forces in these amazing orange and pecan salted caramel cookie bars. This cookie bar recipe is incredibly simple and super easy to follow. From the melt-in-the-mouth salted caramel sauce layer, to the buttery, crumbly pecan cookie base with bursts of aromatic orange zest – every single bite of this delightful dessert will blow your mind!

As I’m sure you’ve noticed so far, if you’ve been following my posts, I love to describe food and recipes in excruciating detail, with way too many flowery adjectives and an almost scary amount of enthusiasm. This will continue. After all, you can’t taste the deliciousness I so very much want to share with you, so hopefully my words are powerful enough for you to get at least a hint of the amazing flavours hidden in every single one of my recipes.

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“NUTELLA” HAZELNUT CHOCOLATE SANDWICH COOKIES {gluten, dairy, soy & ref. sugar free}

Gooey homemade Nutella filling joins crumbly hazelnut cookies in these “Nutella” hazelnut chocolate sandwich cookies. Because two cookies are always better than one, and who in their right mind would ever say no to homemade Nutella?

“Nutella” Hazelnut Chocolate Sandwich Cookies - Gooey homemade Nutella filling joins crumbly hazelnut cookies in these sandwich cookies. Because two cookies are always better than one, and who in their right mind would ever say no to homemade Nutella?

As a scientist (in the making?), I like equations and nice, neat logical arguments. So here’s today’s favourite: if one cookie is great, two cookies are better, and if you put a filling in the middle, you have a winner. Another logical argument: everyone loves Nutella (fact), and everyone loves cookies (fact) – therefore it follows that everyone will love (to the power of about a thousand) these “Nutella” hazelnut chocolate sandwich cookies. Fact. Case closed. (And these are gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free sandwich cookies, how amazing is that?!)

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CHOCOLATE PECAN DAIRY AND GLUTEN FREE OATMEAL COOKIES {gluten, dairy, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free}

Perfectly crumbly, incredibly easy and quick to make, and almost dangerously delicious, these chocolate pecan dairy and gluten free oatmeal cookies hit the spot just right. They have it all – the taste, the textures, the smell… and you will want to make them again and again. And again.

Chocolate Pecan Dairy and Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies - Perfectly crumbly, incredibly easy and quick to make, and almost dangerously delicious, these gluten free oatmeal cookies hit the spot just right. They have it all – the taste, the textures, the smell… and you will want to make them again and again. And again.

Where do you find your inspiration? I find it in ridiculously random situations, like sneaky snack attacks, where you’re not actually hungry for food, but for taste, and textures, and smells. And so you walk around your kitchen, and take a bite of this and that, and you realise that anchovies go amazingly well with walnuts, and you decide that the combination of chocolate and pecans is heavenly, only to be further improved with a pinch of oats. Of course, you are incredibly proud of yourself for discovering such groundbreaking flavour combinations – never mind that they have been around for eons. 

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