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/ September 23, 2019

Grain-free chocolate chip cookies

We had some friends over to our home the other weekend and they brought the most delicious grain-free chocolate chip cookies with them.  They were chewy, sweet and just happened to be “healthy” (well, “healthy-ish” at least).

My kids loved them.  We devoured them that night, so naturally, I asked her for the recipe.  When my friend sent it to me, it was handwritten on a post-it note, which made the recipe even that much more perfect.

I will fully admit that I’m guilty of getting most of my recipes from Pinterest or somewhere else online, so to get a handwritten recipe made my day.  It took me right back to my mom’s old recipe box when I first fell in love with cooking.  Anyone else relate?  The handwritten recipe cards that were stained from spills or dirty fingers.  They’re kind of the best.  I love the convenience of finding recipes online for sure – but recipes written out on a piece of crinkled up scrap paper will always have my heart.

Since then, we’ve made these cookies several times.  I love this recipe for a few reasons, but probably the first is just how easy they are.  You dump all the ingredients into a bowl and mix with a wooden spoon.  That’s it.  Dump, Mix, Bake.  They couldn’t be easier – and a perfect recipe for kids.

The recipe is essentially an entire jar of cashew butter, coconut sugar, and a few eggs.  We have a “tree-nut” allergy in our house, so we also played around with using peanut butter instead of cashew butter.  They were still just as yummy but tasted a little more like a “peanut butter” cookie instead of a chocolate chip cookie.  But if you have a tree-nut allergy in your home too, that’s an easy swap out for sure.

If you’re looking for something sweet and easy this afternoon, this is it.  Happy baking, friends!

Recipe:

Grain-free chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 16 oz container of cashew butter or nut butter of your choice
  • 3/4 cups coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs or chia egg equivalent
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. of baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1 cup Llly's vegan chocolate chips

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Combine all ingredients together in a bowl (except the chocolate chips), and mix well until combined
  • Then add in the chocolate chips and stir to combine
  • Using a spoon and your hands scoop and shape dough into small balls (it helps if your hands are a little "wet" to shape dough balls). Place evenly on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
  • Place in oven and bake for 10-12 minutes
  • Remove and carefully transfer cookies to a cooling rack to cool
  • Dig in and enjoy!

DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE?

Tag us on Instagram @katyrexing
Use the hashtag #KRRecipe

For other “healhyish” chocolate treats be sure to check out our vegan chocolate nut bars, and our vegan chocolate brownies with hazelnuts and sea salt.  

XO,

Recipe:

Grain-free chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 16 oz container of cashew butter or nut butter of your choice
  • 3/4 cups coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs or chia egg equivalent
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. of baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1 cup Llly's vegan chocolate chips

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Combine all ingredients together in a bowl (except the chocolate chips), and mix well until combined
  • Then add in the chocolate chips and stir to combine
  • Using a spoon and your hands scoop and shape dough into small balls (it helps if your hands are a little "wet" to shape dough balls). Place evenly on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
  • Place in oven and bake for 10-12 minutes
  • Remove and carefully transfer cookies to a cooling rack to cool
  • Dig in and enjoy!

DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE?

Tag us on Instagram @katyrexing
Use the hashtag #KRRecipe

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