Monday, September 17, 2018

Flourless Cashew Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

You know a recipe is good when every time you make them, your friends ask beg for the recipe!  You can find cashew butter at Trader Joe's or Whole Foods, or substitute your favorite nut butter.  You'll never miss the flour in these!

Flourless Cashew Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
adapted from
makes about 18 cookies

1 egg
1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar (or substitute coconut sugar, or granulated monk fruit/erythritol, such as Lakanto)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 Tablespoon molasses (optional)
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt if nut butter is unsalted
1 cup unsweetened cashew butter (or nut butter of choice)
3/4 cup chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  In a mixing bowl, whisk together the egg, sugar, baking soda, molasses, vanilla, and salt.  Add nut butter and stir until well combined.  Fold in the chocolate chips.  Using a 1 1/2" cookie scoop, scoop the dough into balls and place on a baking sheet 2 inches apart.  Flatten the dough slightly with your fingers or a spatula.  Bake for 12-13 minutes or until they are golden around the edges.  Allow to cool for a few minutes before transferring the cookies to a cooling rack to cool completely.

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