I ate way too many of these. I couldn't help it and I love that they are gluten free, grain free, dairy free, low glycemic, high protein, high fiber and high in good fats. Kid tested and approved, PLUS...they take about five minutes to prepare and 11 minutes to bake. Enjoy~
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1 1/2 cups almond meal
1 cup ground chia "flour" (finely ground, you can use a coffee grinder or Vitamix dry blade)
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons organic cacao or cocoa powder
3/4 cup coconut palm sugar (plus some if you like sweeter cookies)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup melted coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla exract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl. Whisk together eggs and vanilla. Add to dry mixture along with melted coconut oil. Mix well. Using 1 tablespoon measure cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet. Press into cookie shape. Bake for 11 minutes at 350.
yield: 3 dozen small cookies