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This recipe was inspired by the recipe I found on Health-Bent.com for their Paleo Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies.
I was really craving some chocolate chip cookies, but if I’m going to eat something sweet then it needs to be somewhat good for me too.
These are dense little cookies – full of of protein from the nut butter, eggs, and flax meal. One was all that I needed to satiate my craving!
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Grain-Free Chocolate Nut Butter Cookies
These are dense little cookies – full of protein from the nut butter, eggs, and flax meal. One was is that you need to satiate any chocolate cravings!
- 2 cups organic nut or seed butter of your choice (sunflower seed is my fave!)
- 3 pastured eggs
- 1/4 cup fresh ground flax meal (always by flax seeds and grind them right before use. Flax meal goes rancid very quickly)
- 1/2 cup high-quality, organic cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup soy-free dark chocolate chips
- 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/8 cup coconut sugar
- 12 drops stevia
- Coconut oil for pans
- Cream the peanut butter and eggs together until smooth.
- Add in the rest of the ingredients and mix until combined. The dough is going to be crumbly so you will need to shape each cookie by hand. I found that refrigerating the dough for a few minutes helps (and definitely keep it in the fridge between batches).
- Shape and flatten the cookies to your desired size – this is not the kind of dough that spreads. Place cookies on a cookie sheet that has been greased with coconut oil.
- Bake cookies at 350 degrees for 13 minutes. They may seem undercooked when you take them out, but they firm up as they cool.
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These look so good! I’ve been getting requests for gluten-free, healthy items and so I’ll definitely be trying these out. Who can resist chocolate and peanut butter?! Can’t wait, they look super fabulous. 🙂 Thanks for the recipe!
Hi Rachel! Thanks for the comment! I hope that you like them. One thing that I have noticed is that sometimes they are a little crumbly, sometimes they are soft. The only thing I can think is that it depends on the type of peanut butter you use. You could also use some other kind of nut butter and they’re equally delicious! Let me know how they turn out for you! 🙂
Wow, this fill my sweet cravings, because of peanut butter and vanilla’s sweetness brings. I will try it for my younger brother’s summer class snacks tomorrow. Those ingredients are complete downstairs and I can make it anytime. Thanks!
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What a delicious combination! Thank you for sharing this recipe with the Hearth and Soul Hop. I always enjoy making new gfree discoveries.
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