So Good, You’ll Want Some-Moa!

I couldn’t help myself.

After last week’s Thin Mint Pancake success, I just HAD to flex my muscles spatula and try my hand at another Girl Scout cookie fave…

Vegan Samoa Cookie Pancakes

What do you think? Looks like another success to me!

Take THAT you little sash-wearing she-devils! 😉

I’ll admit, it’s been absolute agony waiting a WHOLE WEEK to share these with you guys. Seriously, one bite and I about fell in the floor!

And well, I just can’t stop patting myself on the back…

Vegan Samoa Cookie Pancakes

Not only do these cakes have the perfect amount of crispness on the outside…

Vegan Samoa Cookie Pancakes..Yet pillowy soft consistency on the inside…

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But that TOPPING?…Now THAT was a gift sent straight from the cookie gods!

Who knew the combo of coconut flour and maple syrup could taste
JUST LIKE caramel sauce?! :mrgreen:

And just like last week…I’m sharing with EVERYONE!!!!

Samoa Cookie Pancakes

By: Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Keywords: fry breakfast GLUTEN-FREE high protein VEGAN vegetarian DAIRY-FREE buckwheat flour coconut coconut flour cocoa powder Pancake Sunday

Ingredients (Serves 1)

    Samoa Cookie Pancakes

    • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
    • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons chia seeds <- Those are JUST for you, Lisa! 😀
    • 2 Tablespoons warm water
    • 1/4 cup buckwheat flour (ground from groats)
    • 2 Tablespoons brown rice protein powder
    • 1 Tablespoon coconut flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon sodium-free baking powder
    • 1/8 teaspoon xanthan gum
    • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened apple sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon butter flavor (optional)
    • added sweetener, if desired

    Healthy Chocolate “Pudding” Sauce

    • 3 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 3-4 Tablespoons water (or milk)
    • stevia (or other sweetener) to taste

    Toasted Coconut Syrup 

    • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
    • 1 Tablespoon water
    • 1 teaspoon coconut flour
    • 1 Tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut

    Instructions

    Samoa Cookie Pancakes

    1. Preheat a non-stick griddle or skillet to medium heat and coat with cooking spray.
    2. Combine chia seeds and water and allow to set for 2-3 minutes.
    3. Combine milk and vinegar and allow to set for 2-3 minutes (this is your “buttermilk”)
    4. In a medium-sized bowl, l combine flour, protein powder, coconut flour, and baking powder and whisk to mix.
    5. In a separate bowl, stir together chia egg, “buttermilk”, chia egg, apple sauce, and extracts.
    6. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir well.
    7. Spoon batter onto skillet, forming 4 small-medium-sized pancakes and cook 4-5 minutes per side.
    8. Layer with thick “Healthy” Chocolate “Pudding” Sauce and top with Toasted Coconut Syrup

    “Healthy Chocolate Sauce

    Combine all ingredients and whisk until smooth.

    Toasted Coconut

    Spread coconut shreds on a baking sheet and place under low broil until browned (no more than 3 MINUTES…be sure to watch it closely so it doesn’t burn!)

    Toasted Coconut Syrup

    1. Combine maple syrup and water in a microwave-safe bowl and cook in the microwave for 10 seconds.
    2. Whisk in coconut flour and toasted coconut.

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    Nutrition Facts for pancakes ONLY using this vegan protein powder:

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    *Edited to add: The nutritional calculator has a mind of it’s own…the ACTUAL Iron count is around 30%…NOT 100%! Lol

    Vegan Samoa Cookie Pancakes -And because I KNOW I’m going to get questions and because YOU KNOW I love you guys, even though these came out fannnnnntastic on the first try, I went back in the kitchen and whipped up another batch with some substitutions…

    Which meant, I had to eat them again…

    Samoa Cookie PancakesOhhhhhh DARN! 😉

    The non-vegan version finds itself a little fluffier thanks to the egg whites, but still with all the great flavor of the first! Besides the texture, I literally could NOT tell the difference between these stacks if you asked me to!

    Samoa Cookie Pancakes-

    Recipe alterations:
    Substituted 1/2 scoop whey protein for 2 Tbsp of brown rice protein
    Added 1 large egg white, whisked before stirred in
    Omitted chia seed “egg” and applesauce
    Reduced almond milk to 1/3 cup instead of 2/3 cup

    If you do NOT have coconut flour:

    Just add more flour or protein powder to the mix

    In place of buckwheat flour:

    I would suggest oat flour (ground from rolled oats) since it has a lighter weight compared to other flours.

    No coconut flour?

    Make these coconut protein pancakes without the almond extract

    Samoa Cookie Pancakes Bite

    And finally, the butter flavor…

    DSC_0084Get it at Whole Foods, Got it, GOOD! 😀

    Totally optional, but tooooootally delicious!

    What’s the last kitchen concoction you patted yourself on the back for?

    What are you up to today?
    Please share so I can live vicariously through you and pretend that I’m not just laying here working on making a Heather-sized dent in my couch!

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