Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

By healthy_foodie      

August 1, 2016

Quick, delicious, low carb coconut chocolate chip cookies that kids won't complain about!

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 15 cookies

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups almond flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup shredded coconut

1 egg

1/2 cup SF chocolate chips (Lily's are an awesome choice)

4 tablespoons butter

1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil

1 teaspoon liquid stevia (or any other sweetener you are partial to)

1/2 tablespoon vanilla

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, line a baking sheet with parchment paper or grease with butter

In a large bowl, combine baking powder, salt, shredded coconut, butter, stevia, and coconut oil with a hand mixer. Mix until smooth.

Stir in vanilla and egg until evenly combined

With a wooden spoon, mix in almond flour 1/4 cup at a time, making sure it is evenly distributed throughout the batter as you are mixing and adding in each additional 1/4 cup

Once all flour is added, beat on medium with a hand mixer for one minute

Stir in chocolate chips

Scoop out one tablespoon of the dough and roll into a ball, place balls evenly across cookie sheet

Lightly flatten them at the top to be about a 1/2" tall

Sprinkle shredded coconut evenly across the tops of cookies

Bake for 9-12 minutes or until edges begin to turn golden brown

Allow to cool and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cookie
Calories118
Protein2.8g
Sugar.5g
Total Fat11.3g
Total Carbohydrates3.5g
Dietary Fiber2.3g