Food Mind Miscellaneous

Hurricane Irma Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reminding ourselves of the sweetness and goodness of life, Maribel baked some delicious cookies Friday night to lighten our spirits. These are a great alternative for anyone avoiding gluten. They are delicious!


  • 3 cups of almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 whole egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper
  • Combine almond flour, baking soda and sea salt and set aside
  • Mix coconut and maple syrup until creamy
  • Add whole egg, egg whites and vanilla. Mix for 2 minutes.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to egg mixture and mix for 1 minute.
  • Add chocolate chips and walnuts and mix until combined.
  • Scoop rounded tablespoons of mixture onto baking sheets. Keep them about 1 inch apart.
  • Flatten slightly to 1 inch thickness.
  • Bake until set and golden (about 15 minutes)

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