by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Mar 2016
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Zemas Gluten Free Almond Date Mousse Cups
A decadent dessert perfect for any social gathering. No one will know how healthy and nutritious these satisfying cookie cups are. Filled with a rich, nutrient dense and creamy mousse made from just two superfood ingredients!
Ingredients
  1. Cookie Cups
  2. 1 package of Zemas Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie mix
  3. 2 T. unsweetened applesauce
  4. 4 T. oil of choice
  5. ½ T. pure vanilla extract
Date Almond Mousse
  1. 2 c. pitted dates, soaked in ¾ c. water overnight
  2. 1 c. raw almonds, soaked in ½ c. water overnight
Cookie Cups
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray mini muffin pan generously with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a stand up mixer, with paddle attachment combine unsweetened applesauce, oil and vanilla.
  3. Add in entire Zemas mix.
  4. Once combined, roll dough into 1 ½ inch balls.
  5. Place dough into muffin cup.
  6. Using your fingers, push into the center and up edges of the muffin cup.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes, remove from the oven and use the back of a spoon to push the puffed up cookie gently back down into the center creating a bowl shape.
  8. Once cooled enough to handle, loosen cookie cups around the edges with a butter knife and gently pop out.
  9. Let cool completely on a cooling rack before filling.
Almond Date Mousse
  1. Drain the dates and almonds.
  2. Place the dates and almonds into a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
  3. If the mixture is too thick add in a tablespoon of water.
  4. Put filling in piping bag fitted with a star tip.
  5. Pipe filling into the cookie cups(if the filling is too loose, refrigerate for up to an hour before piping).
  6. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
Tip
  1. Feel free to swap to almonds for another seed or nut. Pistachios and cashews would be great!
  2. If you enjoyed these beauties, then you will love this gluten-free Cookie Cups with ganache recipe.
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