Monday, April 9, 2012

Gluten Free Almond Chocolate Cookies

1 3/4 cup almond flour/meal
8 tablespoons grass fed  unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup coconut sugar
2 teaspoons pure almond extract 
1 large orange, zest
2 teaspoons gluten free baking powder
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 cups dark chocolate chips
1 small bowl coconut sugar (to dip dough in)

Preheat oven to 350 F

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add almond extract and orange zest, followed by the dry ingredients.

Drop tablespoons of the cookie dough into a small bowl of sugar and toss to fully coat and add to a cookie sheet.

Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until cookies are golden brown.

Remove from the oven to cool completely before frosting

1 1/2 cups powdered/icing sugar
1 large orange, juice and zest

Whisk ingredients until creamy and smooth. Drizzle a generous amount over the cookies.


Mama J said...

This look WONDERFUL! I have a friend that is gluten free and can't have eggs. I'm be making this recipe for her! Orange and chocolate are one of my favorite combinations.

Carrie B said...

These look SO good!! I love anything with almond flavor and orange. Perfect combo!

Mia said...

Thank you!

Anonymous said...


I really want to try your recipe! Can you elaborate on the chocolate chip part? Because in your photos it looks like your chocolate chips are dispersed in the cookies and not like all the in yhe center like your instructions say. Thanks for your help!

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TiniYogini said...

I made these cookies today and they are delicious!! These are so good, I had to ask my cookies eaters to wait to eat them after I put the glaze on. So, good with or without glaze. I was a little disappointed that the cookies didn't come out as pretty as the picture above. They ended up being big round flat cookies.... The only thing my hubby and I could think of would be that my almond flour was old and that is with measuring them out by "almost" filling an actual TBSP w/ the dough and leaving them full & round. Also, I tried making a hole, for the choc chips, but it didn't seem to work for me... So I piled them in the middle anyway and they dispersed quite nicely. Ty! Yummy in our Tummy!

Toleteacher said...

Your recipe calls for 1 bowl of this a typo? I really want to make them tomorrow!

Mia said...

This is to roll the dough in before you bake them. :)

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