Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

May 7, 2019

Desserts Recipes

Simple, easy, delicious, and downright yummy. What’s not to love in an Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies that hits the spot when you want something sweet but watch your carbs, are Gluten-Free, or just want to be a little bit healthier.

I love Almond flour, it’s a gluten-free nut flour from blanched almonds, and it’s absolutely wonderful in texture and taste. It’s a great substitute for wheat flour and I use it to make cookies and breads when I want a gluten-free alternative.

This cookie is not overly sweet, and I find that using only ⅓ cup of sugar and a ½ cup of chocolate chips gives it just the right amount sweetness. Once done baking, let these cool a bit and they’ll be nice and crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside. I know you’ll love them. To Keto this recipe, switch out the sugar and chocolate chips for Keto approved versions. Enjoy!

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 Dozen
Author Stasia Wimmer

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Almond Flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl cream butter and sugar until smooth, beat in egg and vanilla. Add almond flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until blended, stir in semi-sweet chocolate chips. Chill batter for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350° degrees. Grease baking sheet, or use non stick foil, or parchment paper. With a teaspoon or a small ice cream scooper, place a rounded teaspoonful of cookie dough on prepared baking sheet.

  3. Bake for about 11 minutes, pulling cookies out when they are slightly golden brown around the edges. Let them cool to set before serving. 

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