Every so often I feel like Emmymade when I try out or tweak a new recipe. (If you don’t know who she is, Emmymade has a YouTube channel with about three million subscribers.)
Aren’t they pretty? Read all the way through…
I searched for ways to incorporate tofu in sweet recipes and I found a bunch of ideas for tofu cookies.
Here’s my version:
Tofu Snowball Cookies
1/2 cup tofu (silken works best but I used what I had)
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. lemon juice
1/4 cup oil
2 cups flour
Blend oil and tofu in food processor until smooth.
Add all the other ingredients.
Cover and chill for thirty minutes.
Shape into balls on parchment lined baking sheet.
(The dough felt very rubbery to me as I was forming the balls, very different from other cookie doughs…)
Chill again for thirty minutes.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 10-12 minutes until the top looks dry.
Let cool for a couple minutes.
Roll in powdered sugar.
They tasted absolutely disgusting!
I’m not a fan, ewww.
I had an old Border Collie named Victor who would eat almost anything and I don’t think even he would have eaten these cookies, that’s how bad they are! It would have been hilarious to watch his face as he spit them out or found a place to bury them in the garden. Miss you, Victor!
If you try this recipe, please let me know if your results are more edible than mine.
I think the rubbery Play Doh texture should have been a huge red flag, but it was an experiment. Sometimes my recipes work out and sometimes they don’t!
UPDATE: After a few hours, I tried another one and the wait definitely improved the flavor and texture, so I won’t toss them in the compost.