Heavenly Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 25 Cookies

Gluten-Free 

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups almond flour

  • 1 tsp. baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • 1 whole egg

  • 2 egg whites

  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips or Hershey kisses

  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds

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​Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Combine almond flour, baking soda, and sea salt, and set aside.

  3. Mix coconut oil and maple syrup in mixer or by hand until creamy but not fully incorporated, about 5 minutes.

  4. Add whole egg, egg whites, and vanilla extract; mix for 2 minutes more. Slowly add dry ingredients to egg mixture and mix for 1 minute. 

  5. Add chocolate chips and toasted almonds and mix until well combined. 

  6. Place large rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets, about 1 inch apart.

  7. Make a thumbprint in each cookie. May also substitute chocolate chips for Hershey kisses in the center of each thumbprint. Bake until set and golden about 15 minutes.