Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies for St. Patrick's Day
 
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These Avocado Chocolate Chip Cookies are not only a subtle shade of green for St. Patrick's Day, but they are light, rich and fudgy, while containing avocado in place of butter!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 20
Ingredients
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp gluten-free flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup avocado, mashed
  • 6 tbsp organic sugar
  • 2 tbsp coconut palm sugar
  • 1 organic egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup dark chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and line cookie sheet with wax paper.
  2. Combine flour, salt and baking soda to bowl and sift together.
  3. In a separate (large) bowl, cream together the avocado and sugars until light and fluffy, then beat in egg and vanilla until batter is smooth.
  4. Gently add sifted flour to avocado mixture and stir until well combined.
  5. With a spoon, stir in dark chocolate chips.
  6. Use small spoon to scoop out batter and drop onto wax lined cook sheet. Bake 9-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool 2-3 minutes before moving cookies to cooling rack. Allow cookies to cool completely before storing in container.
  8. If you like your cookies extra moist and gooey, add them to air-tight container before they have completely cooled, traps the moisture inside!
Notes
Quantities listed makes a half batch of cookies, to make approximately 40 cookies, double recipe!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cookie Calories: 102 Fat: 3.5 Saturated fat: 1.7 Unsaturated fat: .7 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 16.6 Sugar: 9.6 Sodium: 59.5 Fiber: 1 Protein: 1.3 Cholesterol: 10.8
Recipe by Lemons and Basil at http://lemonsandbasil.com/avocado-chocolate-chip-cookies/