Australian Carobs Recipe

Carob Cookies (Raw Carob Powder & Carob Syrup)

INGREDIENTS
30g Raw Carob Powder (could substitute with roasted carob powder for more intense taste)
20g Carob Syrup
220g Unsalted butter (Soften)
¼ Tsp Salt (or 2g)
60g Caster Sugar
300g Self-Raising Flour
*Dried fruit & nuts (Optional)

METHOD
Preheat oven at 170°C
Cream butter, sugar and Carob syrup until pale, put the butter mixture aside.
Sift flour and Carob powder, add in salt and mix well. Add 1/3 of flour at a time to butter mixture until well combined. (if you are using dried fruits and nuts, it can be added in when the mixture is well combined)
Roll into small balls, place on prepared tray.
Bake at 170°C for 5 minutes, then turn down to 150°C and bake for a further 10 minutes until firm not hard.
Transfer to cooling rack