Thursday Treat – Double Chocolate Chip Paleo Cookies

Thursday Treat – Double Chocolate Chip Paleo Cookies

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This Thursday I have a very special treat that I made (by request) that turned out to be so delicious I will definitely be making it again soon.  I’m going to be traveling for Thanksgiving and so I had to stock up on some recipes.  I invited my brother, Ryan, and his two roommates, Mike and Doug, to join me for dinner and dessert.  Essentially I made them be my taste testers.  Mike is a baker and was very intrigued by these no flour cookie… But I got the stamp of approval!

It was a nice relaxing night filled with chicken pot pie (recipe to come) and these delicious chocolate cookies.  I received the recipe from Alix Leabman – check her out here.  She was one of our Spinestas of the Month!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of smooth almond butter (you want a pretty thick version- I used Whole Foods version)
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup of coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1/4-1/2 cup of dairy, soy and gluten free chocolate chips (Enjoy Life makes it and it can be found at Whole Foods)
  • A pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl. Pro-tip: use your hands to mix. It’s very thick and would just be easier to evenly combine using your hands
  3. Double choc cookies1Place 1 inch balls of the dough on a nonstick baking sheet. Slightly press down with a fork to give them a more cookie shape
  4. double choc cookies2Bake for ten minutes
  5. Let cool for another 5 (this is key or your cookies will crumble- I learned from experience)
  6. Then enjoy! They are so delicious and are pretty guilt free if you ask me!

Let me know if you try to make them!

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Original recipe from PaleOMG.

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