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Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

posted Aug 20, 2014, 2:48 PM by Nanci Knox

So good, even your kids will love them!

Who says Chocolate Chip cookies can't be made healthier? These will be showcased for the next 2 weeks at the office starting Tuesday, August 19th.                             


Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

Ingredients

 

3 cups almond flour                                 1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 tsp baking soda                                   1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 

1 tsp sea salt                                                (see following sidebar)

2 large eggs                            1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup raw honey                                             (no sugar added)

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375*F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a small bowl, mix almond flour, baking soda, and sea salt. Set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, beat eggs, honey, and vanilla extracr with a hand mixer or wire whisk.
  5. Pour dry ingredients slowly into wet ingredients as you beat with mixer or mix with a fork until combined.
  6. Add melted coconut oil and continue to blend until combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Drop tablespoon-size balls of cookie dough onto prepared baking sheet.
  8. Bake for approximately 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. Remover from paper with a spatula and let cool. Serve.

*Yields 24 cookies, with a serving size of 1 cookie and 212 calories per serving.

**If coconut oil gets too cool, it solidifies. You can melt the oil by placing it in a saucepan over low heat.

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