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healthy double chocolate cookies

Healthy Mexican Hot Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Grain Free, Refined Sugar Free)


  • Author: Liz Moody
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 9-12 Cookies 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup creamy unsalted almond or cashew butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon each cayenne, nutmeg, and black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped raw walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Stir together the egg, vanilla, almond butter, coconut sugar, almond flour, baking soda, sea salt, cacao powder, cinnamon, cayenne, nutmeg, black pepper, and avocado oil until smooth. 
  3. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts. The batter will be thick; you can use your hands to incorporate.
  4. Roll into ping pong-sized balls, then flatten with the palm of your hand and place on a parchment-lined banking sheet.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove from oven. Let sit on pan for 10 minutes before touching, then devour.
  6. Store in a tightly sealed container at room temperate for up to a week.