Updated: Aug 2, 2019
Gluten free, grain free
Apparently I'm in a cookie mood lately. Specifically, a chocolate chip one! Because here is my second blog post in a row about chocolate chip cookies. And that doesn't even include the last batch I made that I ate too fast to even post about :)
These cookies, like those in my last post, are healthier than your standard or store-bought kind. However, these cookies aren't made with any odd ingredients like chickpeas. These are simply made healthier by swapping out your standard ingredients for healthier alternatives, like almond flour instead of regular flour, or applesauce instead of butter.
Even with all of the swaps, these still turned out super soft and buttery. You'd never know they were "healthier"!
SERVINGS: 11 cookies
- 1 1/2 cups almond flour
- 2-3 tbs granulate sweetener (I use a sugar alternative - SweatLeaf SugarLeaf granulated sugar)
- 1 egg
- 3 tbs unsweetened applesauce
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
-1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips (I use dark chocolate chunks)
1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Combine all ingredients, except chocolate chips, and mix until combined.
3. Stir in chocolate chips.
4. Using a small cookie scoop (2ish tablespoon size), drop dough onto prepared baking pan a few inches apart. I smashed mine down just a bit, otherwise they won't really spread when baked.
5. Bake for about 8-9 minutes or just until they start to change color. You DO NOT want to overcook these. Allow them to cool a bit so they set up enough to handle!
6. Enjoy! And don't eat them all at once!
If you try this recipe, please tag me on instagram @fooditarian_ventures and let me know what you think!