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Vegan Kue Nastar

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These cute little cookies burst with the tropical flavours of pineapple jam and coconut flakes.

We made them vegan and sugar-free for a healthier twist on the classic Indonesian sweet treat.

Health

Time

1h 10m

Cost

Nutrients

115 kcal

Carbs 20 grams

Sugars 5 grams

Total Fats 3 grams

Saturates 1 grams

Fibers 2 grams

Proteins 3 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
By visiting the full recipe page, you can get a more in depth breakdown of the nutrients for this recipe. If you prefer reading the recipe in this format instead, a link to the full recipe page will be provided at the end!

Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts
  • Gluten

Servings

14

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Pineapple is actually a berry.

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Step 1

In a blender, blitz peeled pineapple with ground cloves and cinnamon to make a smooth purée.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g

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Step 2Part 1

Simmer the pineapple purée over low heat for 30 minutes while stirring.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 2Part 2

Next, whisk the starch with a bit of cold water in a bowl until it's dissolved.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 3

Add in the slurry and whisk until the jam starts to thicken. Remove the jam from the heat, stir until glossy, and then refrigerate for 15 min.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 4Part 1

Combine the flour with applesauce and nut butter in a bowl.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 4Part 2

Work the ingredients into a smooth, pliable, and slightly sticky dough.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 5Part 1

For each cookie, roll a 30g (1 oz) piece of dough into a ball and flatten it down to an 8 cm (3″) disc, keeping the edges thinner than the centre.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 5Part 2

Then, spoon 10g (0.3 oz) of cold pineapple jam in the centre of the dough wrapper.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 5Part 3

Finally, fold the dough edges over the filling and pinch them together to seal the cookie.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 6Part 1

Place the cookies seam side down on a baking tray and press down to give them a dome shape.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 6Part 2

Bake the cookies at 180°C (355°F) for 15 minutes and transfer them onto a wire rack to cool down.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 7Part 1

Once they are cold enough to handle, brush the cookies with maple.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
Step 7Part 2

Finally, coat them with dry coconut flakes and enjoy.

Ingredients List

Toppings


Maple Syrup30g
Desiccated Coconut30g

Filling


Ripe Pineapple (peeled)300g
Ground Cloves1pinch
Ground Cinnamon1pinch
Starch (Potato or Corn)10g

Dough


All-Purpose Flour250g
Sugar-Free Applesauce150g
Nut Butter (Almond or Peanut)35g
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