Prep Time: 15 minutes prep + 4 hours soaking Number of Servings: 40 small cookies Recipe Source: Raw Nutrition by Karyn Mitchell, ND, PhD ($18.95, Basic Health Publications, 2012) Ingredients 1 cup pecans or almonds or sunflower seeds, soaked 4 hours 8 to 10 dates, soaked 1 to 4 hours 2 cup walnuts 1⁄2 cup cacao nibs, optional Directions Drain pecans and dates. Blend all ingredients except cacao nibs in a food processor with an S-blade just until crumbly. Stir in cacao nibs, if using. Take a tablespoon of mixture and roll into a small ball. You may flatten this to make it more cookie-like. Refrigerate. These cookies keep well for a long time. Notes Do not eat more than two at a time, because they may cause blood sugar or pH issues. Variations: Add 2 teaspoons vanilla or almond extract, a pinch of sea salt, 1⁄2 cup grated coconut, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, or 1⁄4 teaspoon nutmeg. Half a cup of raisins or 1⁄4 cup agave nectar may be added, if you want a sweeter cookie. Tags: cookieschocolatecacaoraw You Might Also Like... Chocolate-Lover's Double-Fudge Cookies Chocolate Refrigerator Cookies Baci di Dama or "Lady Kisses"