Chocolate Chip Almond Flour Cookies

…that just happened to be gluten-free AND vegan (horray!)

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Guys, I’m so incredibly excited to share this cookie recipe with you.  Using just almond flour as the base I have created the perfect and most decadent gluten-free and vegan cookie recipe.  Slightly crispy on the outside and oh-so soft and chewy on the inside.  They don’t crumble and they absolutely do not taste gluten-free.   Pour yourself a icy cold glass of almond milk and enjoy this tasty treat!  Why?  Because, treat yo self!

The cookie batter comes together quickly and bakes in just 8 minutes.  I love making these with my toddler although we typically eat a lot of the batter (it is completely irresistible, you’ll see) and instead of 12 cookies we only end up with 9 cookies for baking.  Oops!

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

A bit about almond meal/flour: Almond meal is finely ground whole almonds (with skin on), and almond flour is ground blanched almonds (skinless). Both are gluten-free. When used in baked goods such as cookies, this flour adds moisture and a sweet, nutty taste. It is a healthful option for gluten-free baking that is low in carbohydrates and high in protein (six grams in one serving). Almond meal is a good source of fiber, vitamin E and magnesium. It also provides iron and calcium (60 milligrams in one serving). To extend its shelf life, store it in the refrigerator.

Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies Gluten Free

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Soft-Baked Chocolate Chunk Almond Flour Cookies


  • Author: Elaine Gordon
  • Prep Time: 7 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x

Description

A super easy gluten-free and vegan cookie recipe that will satisfy your warm cookie cravings. Grab a cold glass of almond milk and enjoy!


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond flour or almond meal
  • 1/3 cup organic brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegan mini dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • 3 tablespoon vegan butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened, plain almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together almond flour, brown sugar, chocolate, flaxseed, baking powder and salt.
  3. Add the melted butter, almond milk and vanilla and mix until just combined.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls, place on baking sheet with a 1 inch space between each. Press down slightly to flatten a bit.
  5. Bake until edges begin to brown, about 8 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving.
  • Category: Dessert

 

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