I’m back with another creative recipe using delicious GetBuzzing bars – there’s two options here, so whether you’re a chocoholic or a fruity fan there’s something for you! You can whip these tasty thumbprint cookies up in 20 minutes on the weekend and have them as a handy healthy snack or quick breakfast option for the week ahead!

GetBuzzing Cookies – Choco-banana

Makes 4-5

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Ingredients

  • 2 Banana and Date GetBuzzing bars
  • 50ml hot water
  • 15g cacao/cocoa powder
  • 1tsp honey
  • 3tbsp plant-based milk

Method

  1. To make the chocolate topping, mix the cacao powder, honey and milk together to make a smooth, thick paste
  2. Break the bars down into small chunks, then microwave for 60 seconds to soften
  3. Mix the water into the bar mixture and stir to combine
  4. Form 4-5 balls from the mixture, then flatten onto a lined baking tray
  5. Use your thumb to create a well in the middle of each cookie and fill with a spoonful of the chocolate mixture
  6. Bake at 200C for 10 minutes
  7. Remove from the oven and enjoy warm or leave to chill

GetBuzzing Cookies – Chia-berry jam

Makes 4-5

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Ingredients 

  • 2 Mixed Berry GetBuzzing bars
  • 50g mixed berries
  • 1tsp honey
  • 2tbsp chia seeds
  • 50ml hot water + 25ml for the chia seeds

Method

  1. To make the chia jam, leave the chia seeds to soak in 25ml hot water for 5 minutes, then add in the berries and honey. Mix well, then microwave/cook on the hob for 3 minutes until the mixture is thick and the berries have softened. (You’ll need to stir regularly through the cooking process)
  2. Break the bars down into small chunks, then microwave for 60 seconds to soften
  3. Mix the water into the bar mixture and stir to combine
  4. Form 4-5 balls from the mixture, then flatten onto a lined baking tray
  5. Use your thumb to create a well in the middle of each cookie and fill with a spoonful of the chia jam mixture
  6. Bake at 200C for 10 minutes
  7. Remove from the oven and enjoy warm or leave to chill

They’re that simple! You can keep them in an airtight container for up to 5 days (if they last that long!).

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-TheCookingYam

Written by TheCookingYam

I'm a BSc Sport and Exercise Science Graduate from Loughborough University, and also work as a Nutrition Advisor and recipe developer for organisations such as British Swimming, Colour Fit and Bam Organic. I'm passionate about all things food, health and fitness, and have an ambition to share my knowledge with others. Qualified with Grade Distinction in Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Sports Nutrition to support my interest in food and health for active individuals.

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