Mocha Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

By Derek Henry
Derek Henry
Derek Henry
October 1, 2015 Updated: January 31, 2016

By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body 

A healthy cookie…it’s possible! These bad boys are gluten free, dairy free, nut free, refined sugar free, and candida friendly! Plus, they satisfy a serious chocolate craving and sweet tooth, without the bad ending for your gut ecology. Lets get right to this mocha chocolate chunk cookie recipe.

Purpose

The purpose of this cookie recipe is to create something that avoids all the health pitfalls of the traditional cookie (hard to digest wheat flours, processed sugar, non-organic butters, and aluminum filled baking powders), yet is still something you can expect the children to chow down on like cookie monster.

This recipe accomplishes both in spades.

(Katsiaryna Belaya/iStock)
(Katsiaryna Belaya/iStock)

Equipment Required

  • Food processor

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup non-GMO xylitol
  • 4 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract (non-alcohol based)
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil or raw butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon himalayan sea salt
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour (preferably sprouted)
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoon aluminum free baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon of dandy blend
  • Optional: 1/2 cup cacao nibs, 1/4 cup hemp seeds, 1/4 cup goji berries, 1/2 tablespoon mint extract

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375 F.
  • In a food processor, process egg and sweetener until fluffy.
  • Add softened butter and vanilla extract and process until completely combined.
  • Add dry ingredients and process until combined.
  • Add in desired optional ingredients.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and use a tablespoon to drop rounds of dough onto paper, leaving 2 inches between each cookie.
  • Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and with spatula remove from cookie sheet and place on cooling rack or piece of foil.
  • Cookies will harden as they cool.

Consumption

  • Try not to eat them for breakfast, and eat them on their own as a snack.

Derek Henry