Friday, October 28, 2011

Soft and Fudgy Carob Pebbles (low-glycemic)

It's friday and it's time to break out the treats! We admit we've been going crazy on the sugar lately so I made these gluten-free, sugar-free, chocolate-free treats. I called them pebbles because thats what they look like, not because they have the same consistency! This recipe only makes about ten pebbles so double it up if you want a bigger batch.

2/3 cup buckwheat flour (I ground mine from raw buckwheat groats, that's why it's a bit grainy looking)
6 tbsp carob powder
1 tsp powdered stevia (or two packets, or around 30 drops)
2 tbsp tahini
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp water
Pinch of sea salt

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl (you may want to whisk the water and tahini first). Dollop onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for around 17 minutes at 350F.

And you've got cute little pebbles to nibble on without getting buzzed off the chocolate and sugar. :)

I should probably invest in a cookie dough scooper...

Unlike real pebbles these are soft on the inside...

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  1. @Rande, I was totally thinking the same thing!! Raw Carob Scones!!

  2. wow, those cookies look SOOO soft inside! i seriously have yet to buy a jar of tahini. i love it in hummus, but haven't gotten it solo just yet....!

  3. Whoa! These photos totally kick butt, and the ingredients are seriously impressive- no sugar, no do they taste?

  4. @ Michael: They have the texture of a soft baked cookie and they taste chocolate-y with a just a slightly sweet taste. So they're kind of in between a biscuit and a cookie. It's good if you want a baked good that doesn't make you hyper from the sugar! And I just checked out your site and love your posts! So informative :)

  5. These are SOOO good, just made them (used homemade peanut butter instead of tahini) and between myself, hubby and the kiddos they're almost gone :) thanks for posting!!