Dark Chocolate Walnut Protein Cookies

These heart healthy dark chocolate chip cookies are high in fiber and low in carbs. Each cookie contains 2g of blood sugar stabilizing protein and 4g of anti-inflammatory fats, both of which help to protect against heart disease.  (4g net carbs each!)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup monk fruit sweetener – baking blend
  • 2 large organic eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped dark chocolate
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Method

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.

In a separate bowl mix the coconut flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

Mix together the almond butter, coconut oil, monk fruit sweetener, eggs, and vanilla until combined.

Mix in the dry ingredients until combined.

Add dark chocolate chips and walnuts, and mix well.

Roll 2 tbsps of dough at a time into balls and place them evenly spaced on your prepared cookie sheets.

Bake in preheated oven for approximately 7 minutes.

They will seem soft, but will set up when cooled. Makes 16 cookies.

70 calories each / 5g carbs / 2g protein / 4g fat / 2g fiber