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Healthy Double Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

Healthy Double Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies Recipe. Flourless, gluten free, can be vegan! Made with flaxseed meal (or chia seeds or a "regular egg", cocoa powder, honey (or vegan alternative like maple syrup or agave), almond butter, vanilla, baking soda, salt, and dark chocolate chips! Less than 150 calories per cookie!

Servings: 18 cookies
Results and timings may vary when adjusting servings
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
18 mins
 
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Double Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Potassium 181mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 3g 6%
Calcium 7%
Iron 5.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Note: Nutritional information is estimated and varies based on products used.
Ingredients
Flax Egg:
  • 1 tablespoon golden flaxseed meal
  • 3 tablespoons water
Healthy Double Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • cup  smooth almond butter make sure you’re using the just nuts variety (mine was runny, but cold from the fridge)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup  dark chocolate chips
  • Maldon sea salt optional for topping
Instructions
Flax Egg:
  1. Place 1 tablespoon golden flaxseed meal into a large bowl.
  2. Stir in 3 tablespoons water.
  3. Let sit for 15 minutes.
Healthy Double Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line 2 rimmed baking sheets with silicone baking mats.
  2. To the flax egg (directions above), add in cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, almond butter, honey, and vanilla extract.
  3. Use your hand mixer to beat mixture together until well combined.
  4. Beat in dark chocolate chips.
  5. Use a medium sized cookie scoop to scoop dough into 18 cookie dough balls.
  6. Place 9 of the cookie dough balls onto each of the prepared baking sheets.
  7. Working with one sheet at a time, bake cookies in preheated oven for 8 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and top with a sprinkle of optional maldon sea salt.
  9. Repeat with remaining cookies.
  10. Cool slightly and enjoy!
  11. Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature.
Notes

Keep in mind these are VERY lightly sweetened from the honey, but the addition of dark chocolate chips makes these perfect, I think.

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