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Wellness @ Home – Cacao and EVOO biscuits

Wellness @ Home – Cacao and EVOO biscuits


Try not to eat them all at once – follow along with Olive Wellness Institute general manager and pharmacist Sarah Gray to make these delicious cacao and EVOO biscuits.




¼ cup honey

1 & 1/2 cups brown sugar loosely packed

¾ cup + 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 flax eggs (mix 2 tablespoons ground flax meal with 1/3 cup of water and sit in fridge for 15 minutes)

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups plain flour

¾ cup cacao

1 teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

1 cup chopped walnuts



Preheat oven to 180 degrees C

Mix flax eggs with sugar, honey and EVOO

Add in vanilla, flour, baking powder, cacao and mix well

Mix in chopped walnuts

Add more water if a little dry. The consistency should be like a thick paste.


Drop tablespoons full of mixture on a lined baking tray, separating by 2 cm at least. Bake for 16 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius.