GF Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

For when grains are the enemy and you just need a cookie:)

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GF Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These grain free gems can also be made with Peanut Butter. I use a fresh almond butter that I get from a natural food store.  It gives it a hearty texture. You could make your own with a vitamix or sub in any other almond butter. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Grain Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Almond Flour
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 6 tbsp almond butter (nuts only, no additives)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips or chunks
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  1. With a mixer, beat butter, coconut sugar and almond butter together until combined. 
  2. Beat in egg and then vanilla.
  3. On a low speed add in dry ingredients until combined. Stir in Chocolate chips. 
  4. Place a silicone baking mat* on a baking sheet.**

    Shape into mounds about the size of a golf ball and place on baking mat about two inches apart. Flatten slightly.

    Bake for 11 minutes. Remove and let cool a little before transferring to a wire rack. 

Recipe Notes

 

I use top of the line baking products from BonCook.  Safe and easy to use! I wouldn't use anything else!

*Get your silicone baking mat Here

**Get your baking sheet Here

Cranberry Applesauce – Instant Pot or Microwave

 

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Cranberry Applesauce

This applesauce is a great addition to your holiday dinner. Ditch the canned cranberry sauce and make your own. No food dyes or corn syrup. And it's super easy. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 3 medium Apples I like granny smith or Honey crisp
  • 1 pkg. fresh cranberries washed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon optional
  • 8 drops YL Thieves vitality oil optional
  • 5 drops YL Orange vitality oil optional

Instructions

  1. Peal and coarsely chop apples. Place apples, cranberries, sugar and water in your Instant pot. Secure lid and set for 8 minutes using the manual button. Use a natural release when finished cooking. Stir in desired spices. It will be chunky. You can reduce the amount of sugar but it will be tart. 

  2. For Microwave: Place all ingredients in the large round mold* topped with octagonal bonMat** and cook on high for 10 minutes. Carefully remove from microwave and smash together and add spices if desired. 

Recipe Notes

Large Round Mold Here

Octagonal BonMat Here