Enjoy Life Dark Chocolate Morsels

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Okie dokie y’all . . . I made Gluten Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies with the Enjoy Life Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chocolate Chips I received to sample at the GFAF Expo. The chocolate chips are delicious, they have an awesome flavor with no weird aftertaste! They have awesome chocolate flavor, but not in an overpowering way.

IMG_3610As you can see, the chocolate chips are well mixed throughout the cookies. If you’d like to make them, here’s the recipe:

Ingredients:
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/3 cup almond milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 cup white rice flour
1/3 cup coconut flour
2 Tablespoons tapioca starch
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup Enjoy Life Dark Chocolate Morsels

    • Mix sugars and oil in a bowl
    • Add milk and vanilla, mix until combined
    • Mix dry ingredients, then combine with the wet ingredients
    • Fold in the chips, then allow the dough to rest for 20 minutes
    • Bake at 350 for around 10 minutes, or until edges are cooked and the top is slightly golden brown

Now, the dough ends up a bit oily, and spread out quite quickly when I baked it, so I added another 1/8 cup of coconut flour. You can see the difference between the two batches below. The left side is the batch with extra coconut flour.

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Overall, the Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips were delicious, and had fantastic flavor. I would totally recommend them to y’all, and will definitely use them in the future for Gluten Free/ Dairy Free baking.

Have an awesome day y’all!

I’ll see you back here tomorrow for more talk on the GFAF Expo!
Love,
Olivia

Super Simple 3 Step Mint Chocolate Fudge!

Okay y’all, just in case yesterday’s recipe was too easy for you, I figured I’d share one with a bit more complex steps. 😉
On another note . . . this fudge is super duper tasty — like “hide this, or your family might eat it” all kinds of tasty.
Here’s the recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 3 Cups Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1-14oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 drops peppermint extract

Recipe:

  • In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips with the sweetened condensed milk and salt.
  • Once all chips are melted and the mixture has achieved a fudgy texture, remove from heat and fold in vanilla and peppermint oil.
  • Spread evenly into a foil-lined 8″ square pan and chill until firm (around two hours). Then turn the fudge onto a cutting board and cut into squares.
Here’s what it looks like fresh out of the pan post chilling:
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Here are the first few squares on the cutting board:
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Hope y’all enjoy this recipe. If you aren’t a huge chocolate mint fan you can switch this up!

Here are a few ideas:

  • Omit the peppermint extract for plain chocolate fudge.
  • Use almond extract and add in 1/2 cup of chopped maraschino cherries for chocolate cherry fudge.
  • Add one cup of chopped nuts: try pecans, walnuts or pistachios.
  • Omit one cup of chocolate chips and add in two cups of peanut butter chips when melting the fudge.

Whatever flavor you choose to make, this recipe is super simple and would make an awesome gift for any chocolate lover on your Valentine’s gift list!

Let me know in the comments if you make this! I’d love to hear what y’all thought of this recipe. Plus, I would love hearing from you — comments are great!

Have a Stupendous rest of your weekend!
Love,
Olivia