Friday, April 13, 2012

Recipe: Caveman Cookies

Courtesy of Peas and Thank You.  Enjoy!!  If you are not used to working with almond flour, do take care to bake until set, don't watch until 'brown' otherwise they'll burn!  

Caveman Cookies
by Mama Pea
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 12 min.
Keywords: blender bake snack dessert gluten-free soy-free vegan vegetarian Paleo cookie

Ingredients (16 cookies)

  • 1 1/2 c. almond flour
  • 2/3 c. almond butter or sunflower seed butter
  • 1/2 c. honey or maple syrup
  • 1 “flax” egg (1 T. ground flax + 3 T. water) or 1 organic egg
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/2 t. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c. chocolate chips
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. If using a flax egg, mix together and set aside.
  • Combine almond flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, cream almond or sunflower seed butter, honey or maple syrup, egg and vanilla.
  • Add almond flour mixture gradually until a dough forms, then fold in chocolate chips.
  • Scoop dough by the tablespoon onto a cookie sheet, spacing cookies at least an inch apart.
  • Bake for 11-12 minutes or until set.
  • Allow cookies to cool on pan for a minute or two before transferring to a cooling rack.