Chocolate Frosted Almond Cookies | Almond Flour Chocolate Cookies - Without Egg and Gluten Free
 
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Crunchy Chocolate cookies with chocolate icing is so addictive. My toddler loves chocolate, these cookies are tasty and healthy treat with Almond flour. If you are looking for a eggless chocolate cookies, try these yummy Gluten-free cookies.
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Recipe type: Cookies
Serves: 9
Ingredients
  • Almond flour - 1 cup
  • Cocoa powder - 1 tsp + ½ tsp
  • Butter - 3 tbsp + 1 tsp (Soften in room temperature)
  • Powdered sugar/confectionary sugar - 3 tbsp + 1 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  • Salt - pinch
  • Semi chocolate chips - ¼ cup
  • Vegetable/coconut oil - ½ tsp
  • Roasted sliced almonds - 2 tbsp, crushed
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and grease it with cooking spray
  2. In a wide bowl add all the ingredients listed one by one and mix it gently till everything is combined
  3. In a cookie scoop take one scoop of dough and press it in baking sheet. Repeat the process and leave around 2 inch gap between each balls
  4. Press the dough with fork in cross pattern so that cookie dough is pressed
  5. Bake it for 8 - 10 minutes till the cookies are done
  6. Melt ¼ cup of chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. I microwaved for a minute, stir and then for another 45 seconds
  7. Add vegetable oil and mix well
  8. After the cookies are cool dip the cookie and chocolate sauce
  9. Sprinkle crushed sliced almonds over the chocolate frosting. Let it dry and enjoy
Notes
1.Microwave timing to melt chocolate sauce may vary depending on the setting. Watch out to avoid burning
2. Chocolate sauce can be made using double broiler technique
3. If you are avoiding chocolate icing/frosting adjust the sugar accordingly
4. Cookies I made are mild-sweet, adjust the sugar according to your taste
5. Sprinkling almonds are optional. Add nuts of your choice or skip it
6. Cool cooking completely before adding frosting
7. Almond extract can be used instead of vanilla
8. Extra melted chocolate will be there, use it for chocolate milk or pancakes etc.
9. Baking time may vary depending on the size of thof cookie dough
10. If you are using turbinado sugar/jaggery powder it once and use
11. Cookie can be pressed with downside of a small cup/ plate alternatively instead of cookie scoop
Recipe by Traditionally Modern Food at http://traditionallymodernfood.com/index.php/2017/04/06/chocolate-frosted-almond-cookies-almond-flour-chocolate-cookies-without-egg-and-gluten-free/