Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

Soft and chewy Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies are the perfect afternoon snack.


Recipe by Mimi Council.


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Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

Makes 30


Dough

1/2 cup (113 grams) organic salted butter, softened

113 grams (1/2 cup) organic cane sugar

113 grans (1/2 cup) organic dark brown sugar

2 teaspoons all natural almond flavor (like Frontier Co-Op)

226 grams (3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon) organic almond butter

2 organic large eggs

127 grams (1 cup) organic all purpose flour

43 grams (1/2 cup) organic Dutch cocoa powder, sifted

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt

142 grams (3/4 cup) organic semi sweet chocolate chips


Topping

1 teaspoon cane sugar

1 teaspoon fine sea salt


Method

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.


To make the dough: In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add the butter, cane sugar, dark brown sugar, and almond flavor. Mix on low until combined and there are no chunks of butter. Add the almond butter and eggs, and mix just slightly enough to break the yolks, about 3 to 4 rotations on your stand mixer.


In a separate bowl, add the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and sea salt and whisk together. Add to the butter mixture and mix on low until almost combined and you still see streaks of flour. Add the semi sweet chocolate chips and mix on low until combined, and you do not see any bits of flour. Careful do not over mix.


Using your hands, form the dough into 30 balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheets. Flatten them slightly so they look like disks that are about 2 inches in diameter. Space at least 1 inch apart.


Bake for 11 minutes or until set and dry.


To make the topping: In a small dish, mix together the cane sugar and sea salt. Sprinkle it on top of each cookie immediately after they come out of the oven.


Let the cookies cool completely on the cookie sheets.


Store in an airtight container for up to 7 days.


Gluten Free – Replace the all purpose flour with 142 grams (3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons) organic gluten free flour blend.


High Altitude – Bake at 375°F for 8 minutes or until set and dry.


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