These vegan, gluten free cookies taste like softer, chewier almond biscotti with chocolate!
The original recipe by Detoxinista calls for vanilla but I’m out so I just substituted almond extract. Since almond flour is the base the almond flavor works just fine. I also made a mistake and used baking powder instead of baking soda but they still turned out amazing.
The base cookie recipe is also refined sugar free as well as dairy and egg free. My non-plant-based family LOVED them!
Here’s the modified recipe:
INGREDIENTS 2 cups blanched almond flour (or almond meal) 1/4 cup melted coconut oil 1/4 cup maple syrup (room temperature) 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (I used Enjoy Life semisweet mega chocolate chunks)
INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat the oven to 250ºF and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, oil, maple syrup, salt, baking powder, almond extract, and vinegar and stir well to cr