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Paleo Cookies with Almond Butter

Louise Hendon | October 21
paleo cookies

Milk and cookies anyone? I felt like some dessert tonight and so made a variation of the cinnamon cookies that I used to make – they are quite delicious and addictive! The basis of the cookies is almond butter and chia bran.
What is chia flour? It’s a flour made from chia seeds that works well as a replacement to flax meal, almond flour, or coconut flour. It doesn’t taste strongly of anything but sticks ingredients together well. It’s great to bake with!

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chia bran
Other ingredients include eggs, cinnamon, baking powder, honey, and some pure vanilla extract (of course, I use my own homemade one).
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I made 9 small 1-inch diameter balls with the dough and then pressed them down to make a cookie on the baking tray. It looks a bit oily because of the almond butter but that cooks away. Just 8 minutes in the oven (preheat at 375F) and deliciousness follows. I enjoyed some cookies with a glass of coconut milk.
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Paleo Cookies


  • Yield: 9 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chia flour
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Mix all the ingredients together well.
  3. Roll 1-inch diameter balls from the dough and press onto a baking tray.
  4. Bake for 8 minutes.
  5. Cool and eat!

 

Sue - January 16

Can’t wait to try these! I wonder if one could add some cocoa powder to make them chocolate-y?!

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