Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Sherri on March 17, 2014 · 11 comments · Clean Eating, Desserts, Simple Recipes


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Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Healthier Chocolate Chip cookies are honestly one of the best things I have ever eaten!  And since they have no flour they are gluten free as well. 

They are SO moist and yummy scrump-de-licious!! And a glass of cold milk is a must! :-)

Ingredients

1/2 cup of creamy Almond butter (Trader Joe’s is great)

3/4 cup of maple syrup

1 tsp of molasses

1 1/2 TBSP of vanilla

1/4 cup of Coconut oil or Canola oil

2 Cups of Almond Meal Flour OR Oat Flour (I use Red Mill brand)

1 1/2 tsp of cinnamon

2 tsp of baking powder

1/2 tsp of baking soda

1/2 tsp of sea salt

1/2 cup of chocolate chips (my favorite is Ghirardelli)

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper

3. Mix the almond meal flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl.

4. Mix the almond butter, coconut oil, vanilla, maple syrup and molasses in a separate bowl.

5. Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir to combine. Be careful not to over mix.

6. Scoop about 2 TBSP of dough onto the parchment paper and press down to flatten slightly.

7. Bake for 11 – 13 minutes.

8. Let the cool on the cookie sheet for a minute or so and then transfer to a cooling rack……Or put them on a plate and dare yourself NOT to eat them all!

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Cindy @ Hun... What's for Dinner? March 25, 2014 at 2:06 pm

Loving this healthier version of chocolate chip cookies. Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday.

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Kimberlee March 31, 2014 at 10:40 pm

Great recipe – I will have to try it soon. I have been trying to use whole wheat pastry flour and oat bran in more of my bread and muffin recipes lately. Your cookies look really good.

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Sherri April 1, 2014 at 8:01 am

They are really amazing! I just made another batch on Sunday…they were gone by Monday :-)

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Jenni @ Jenni's Ferris Wheel of Food April 1, 2014 at 10:06 am

I love this recipe! I am bookmarking and making them very soon. I’m stopping by from Tasty Tuesdays!!
Jenni @ Jenni’s Ferris Wheel of Food

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Sherri April 1, 2014 at 10:26 am

My daughter is asking me to make the again today! And I just made them Sunday. :-)

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Pam@over50feeling40 April 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm

Thank you this looks like a great recipe! Thanks for sharing it on the Thursday Blog Hop!

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Chrystal @ YUM eating April 4, 2014 at 12:44 pm

I’ve been waiting for someone in one of my party circles to attempt a chocolate chip cookie with almond flour. The few I have seen looked very crumbly and dry. Not these. These look amazing and I have pinned them. I need to buy a new bag of almond flour and try out the oat flour. Looks so YUMmy!

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Sherri April 4, 2014 at 1:36 pm

Crystal they are SO good! My whole family fights over how many each person has gotten. I think I might have to resort to individual baggies. :-)

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Joanne T Ferguson April 6, 2014 at 12:17 am

G’day! Looks very healthy indeed!
Thanks for sharing at this week’s Foodie Friends Friday Foods We Loved from Childhood Party
Cheers! Joanne

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Miz Helen April 6, 2014 at 6:57 pm

Your Cookies look so healthy and delicious! Thank you so much for sharing this special recipe with Full Plate Thursday and have a fantastic week!
Miz Helen

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Nicky April 9, 2014 at 10:00 pm

These are great healthier cookies. I like the touch of molasses. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Let’s Get Real Friday Link Party. I hope you’ll bring more of your recipes to the party this week.

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