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cookies on a wire rack with chocolate chips in a bowl

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These low carb, high protein cookies are so good and guilt free

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword flourless cookies, healthy cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 15 cookies
Calories 292 kcal


  • 3 cups almond meal
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup cashews raw chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt for a sweet and salty cookie add a little more
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons avocado oil may sub with coconut oil or subs above.
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. In a bowl, mix dry ingredients (almond meal, chocolate chips, cashews, salt, baking soda)
  3. In another bowl, whisk egg and add honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract
  4. Mix dry and wet ingredients together
  5. Prepare cookie sheet with parchment paper
  6. Using a cookie scooper add cookie mixture
  7. Use a spoon (greased with a little coconut oil) or small bowl to flatten cookie. The cookie will not expand while baking so it will stay the size you press it down to.
  8. Bake for 10-13 minutes

Recipe Notes

Tip: it will feel crumbly, but will mold together while cooling
Check 2-3 minutes before directed baking finish time, some ovens are different and you don't want to overcook this recipe.
You don't want to over cook this cookie, and just look for some golden brown around the edges or on the bottom of a cookie.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 Cookies)
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 155mg6%
Potassium 133mg4%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 22IU0%
Calcium 59mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.