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Peppermint Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookie

Gluten-free Lactose-free Low-carb
Christina Hallalulu

Like many people, come December and I struggle to maintain my waistline. All those social gatherings and festive foods are not conducive for healthful eating. Luckily, I found a way to make healthy Christmas cookies. (And they're really good too). So you can enjoy your Christmas treats without breaking your meal plan.

Cookies on a plate.
Peppermint chocolate chip Christmas cookies.

amount name
cup peanut butter, or
cup almond butter
cup coconut flour
tbsp coconut oil
cup brown sugar, or
cup coconut sugar
raw eggs
cup chocolate chips
tsp baking soda
tsp vanilla extract
tsp peppermint extract
Servings: (Total Calories: .)
Guilt-free Christmas cookies.

If you prefer normal chocolate chip cookies, simply take out the peppermint extract and double the vanilla extract.

time instruction
5 minutes Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl, adding the chocolate chips last.
2 minutes Spoon out the batter onto an aluminium-lined tray, divided into 12 cookies.
7-8 minutes Bake at 175'C (350'F) and check after 7 minutes to make sure they don't overcook.
30 minutes Let the cookies cool on your kitchen counter for at least 30 minutes so they harden.
45 minutes Enjoy!

Different nut butters yield different results.

I tried making this recipe with almond butter instead of peanut butter, and used a mix of white and dark chocolate chips. This is how they turned out:

A different batch of cookies.
Almond butter peppermint chocolate chip cookies, fresh from the oven.
Cookie on a plate.
You can never go wrong with cookie sprinkles.

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