Choco Almond Brownie Cookies
For those with sugar cravings or gut issues, these brownie style cookies truly satisfy the sweet tooth without breaking your diet goals. The healthy fats and low carb content will keep your blood sugar stable. They are super delicious and nourishing, making it easier to stick to 1-2 cookies without eating the whole batch. They are grain free, gluten free, and all allergen free. Delicious, chocolatey, healthy and guilt free? Yes! My kind of dessert!
Also, as you may know, cacao is a super food. It is rich in flavanoids, which are antioxidants that support the heart and skin regeneration. Research shows it can protect against cardiovascular disease, hypertension & may even have anti-aging effects. It's also being studied as a way to enhance cognitive function, increase energy levels and potentially modulate immunity. There is so much more cacao can do, especially when paired with healthy fats nourishing ingredients.
CHOCO ALMOND BROWNIE COOKIES
Prep time: 10-15 min Cook time: 11-13 min Servings: Makes 18-20 cookies
1/2 cup ghee, melted and room temperature
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and room temperature
2 tsp vanilla extract (alcohol free if available)
1/2 cup monkfruit sweetener
1/2 cup honey, local & organic if possible
3 medium, pasture-raised eggs
1/2 tsp baking soda
3 cups blanched almond flour
3/4 cup cacao powder, fair trade & organic (I love Navitas or Divine brand)
optional: 2/3 cup toasted walnuts or sugar free chocolate chips)
optional for thumbprint cookies: elderberry or blackberry jam