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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Adapted from Clean Eating Magazine, May 28, 2012

Six ingredients and 20 minutes is all you'll need to whip together two dozen of these no-flour, dairy-free, low-sugar cookies.

Makes 24 cookies

1 cup unsalted almond butter, stirred well
3/4 cup NOW Real Food® Sucanat™*
1 large egg
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp sea salt
3 oz. dark chocolate (70% cocoa or greater), broken into small pieces
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, stir together first 5 ingredients until blended.
  2. Stir in chocolate.
  3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Let cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove to a wire rack and let cool for 15 more minutes.

Nutrients per cookie:
Calories: 110
Total Fat: 8 g
Sat. Fat: 1.5 g
Carbs: 10 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 7 g
Protein: 2 g
Sodium: 55 mg
Cholesterol: 10 mg

*NOW items available at your local health food store