Chocolate Chip Cookies Sweetened with Monk Fruit
Monk Fruit Sweetened Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Almond Flour Cookies
Monk Fruit is a deliciously sweet super- fruit. The unique low-calorie sweetness of monk fruit comes from naturally occurring antioxidants found in the fruit that have a delicious, sweet taste, without the calories of sugar. Used as a food ingredient monk fruit adds delicious low-calorie sweetness, replacing sugar and calories with great-tasting goodness from fruit.
These cookies contain no gluten, no grains and no sugar (except in the chocolate chips). It's the perfect way to enjoy a sweet, soft cookie without all the guilt!
Yields: 12-14 cookies
- Prep time:10 min
- Cook time:10 min
- Total time: 20 min
- 2 cups of Honeyville Blanched Almond Flour
- 1/3 cup Monk Fruit Sweetener
- Pinch of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup softened (not melted) butter (equivalent to 1 stick)
- 1 large egg
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup of chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.
- Blend almond flour, Monk Fruit sweetener, salt and baking soda in a large bowl.
- Add to dry ingredients stick of butter. Using your hands (I recommend gloves), combine the butter and dry ingredients.
- Add egg and vanilla to mixture and continue to blend by hands. The mixture will be wet. Add chocolate chips.
- Roll 1 inch dough balls by hand and place on baking sheet. Do not flatten the cookie - they will bake up really soft in the middle if you leave them in the rounded shape. You'll have enough dough to make about 14-16 cookies.
- Cook in oven for about 12-13 minutes until top of cookies start to brown. Remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes before removing from the tray and diving in!
- Store cookies in an airtight baggie for up to 3-4 days.
Note: Recipe inspired from goodforyouglutenfree