Pear Chocolate Granola Cookies (Gluten Free Too!)
November 14, 2013
I had these pears laying around for awhile and they were perfectly ripe, I knew I wanted to use them in the cookies. First I needed to dry them out. Diced with a squeeze of lime and a pinch of salt, then into the oven at 225. Every hour I stirred them and after 4 hours they were nice and dried out. Dried pears. I made the cookie mix according to the instructions. I shockingly had all the ingredients already in my pantry from the brown rice flour, to the tapioca flour, and even the xanthan gum! Then just stir in dark chocolate, the dried pears, and some granola. After the batter cools you can form these balls for baking. I made my cookies slightly smaller than Alton suggested and baked them a little less. They come out deliciously chewy with a lot of great texture. I ate more than my share of these and everyone was surprised to learn they were gluten free!The cookie base recipe is here, and I mixed in dried pears, chocolate, and this granola.