Clean Chocolate Cookies

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Chocolate cookies are a favourite for afternoon tea but the difference is that these little beauties are free from gluten, dairy, grain and refined sugar.  A sweet treat without the bloat.chocolate-cookies

CLEAN CHOCOLATE COOKIES

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 40g coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon guar gum
  • 50g blanched almond meal
  • 30g tapioca flour
  • 30g coconut flour
  • 35g organic dark chocolate (dairy free if possible)

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. Place coconut oil, coconut sugar, vanilla and egg in a large bowl.  Whisk until light and fluffy.
  4. Add almond meal, coconut flour, tapioca flour, baking powder, guar gum and sea salt.  Mix together with a wooden spoon to form a dough.
  5. Chop chocolate into small pieces.
  6. Add chocolate to dough and combine.
  7. Roll tablespoons of dough into balls and flatten slightly on baking tray.
  8. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned.

MAKES 10