Healthy Girl Cookies

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Gluten free & paleo friendly


Ingredients

  • 1 egg (make sure the egg is a room temp)
  • 1/2 cup almond butter (unsweetened, unsalted) 
  • 2 Tbsp coconut sugar 
  • 2 Tbsp of maple sugar
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp melted un-refined coconut oil 
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 3 Tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup of coconut flakes (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 Tsp baking soda 
  • 1/4 Tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 Tsp cinnamon 
  • 2/3 of a 60% dark chocolate bar, roughly chopped or 1/2 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Add a little coconut sugar dusting on top of each un-baked cookie before baking (optional)

Step 1 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. 

Step 2

In a medium glass bowl stir together almond butter, coconut sugar, maple syrup, vanilla, egg, and melted coconut oil.

Step 3

Add the almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, coconut flakes, chocolate pieces and stir with a spatula until smooth. Don't freak out if your cookie batter is thick, It is supposed to be. 

Step 4

Scoop 1 tablespoon sized scoop of dough into your clean hands. Roll it like a meatball and place dough onto your lined cookie sheet.  Flatten your cookie ball with your hand or the back of a 1/3 measuring cup. (SEE PHOTO) You may need to use your fingers to reshape the cookie into a even disc after you have flattened it. 

Step 5 (optional)

Sprinkle about 1/8 tsp of coconut sugar on top of each cookie before baking. This will give your sweet-healthy treat a little more decadence.

Step 6

Bake for 15 minutes, and cool on baking sheet for about 5 minutes. 

Step 7

Once slightly cooled. Set cookies on baking rack till they are easy to handle. Enjoy with a glass of cold almond milk and store the un-eaten ones in a air tight container. 

NJAPP PRO TIP:

  1. Stop, roll, pat, bake & enjoy! These healthy cookies do not spread when baking. They tend to bake up just the way they are due to the lack of fat (aka-butter). 
  2. This recipes yields about 15 cookies. 
  3. This recipe is Paleo friendly & Gluten Free.