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Delicious soft cookies with a kick of espresso and chocolate chips. These healthier cookies are paleo-friendly and gluten-free.

Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies - Delicious soft cookies with a kick of espresso and chocolate chips. These healthier cookies are paleo-friendly and gluten-free.

I love these tasty cookies because they are simple to make and packed full of flavor. The cookies are sweetened with some coconut sugar. The flours used are tapioca and coconut flour, so they are naturally gluten-free.

Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies - Delicious soft cookies with a kick of espresso and chocolate chips. These healthier cookies are paleo-friendly and gluten-free.

To Make these Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies You Will Need:

  • coconut sugar
  • coconut flour
  • tapioca flour
  • salt
  • baking soda
  • cocoa powder
  • instant espresso powder (not grounds)
  • butter
  • eggs
  • chocolate chips
  • mixing bowls
  • mixer
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • cookie dough scoop

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To begin, you’ll preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside.

In a small mixing bowl, you’ll combine coconut flourtapioca flour, baking cocoa, instant espresso, baking soda and salt.

coconut sugar

In your mixing bowl, you’ll beat together butter and coconut sugar until it is fluffy. I do this with my electric mixer.

Add in one egg, along with the yolk of a second egg. Again, beat these until they are nice and fluffy.

Add in your dry ingredients and mix until nice and smooth. Scrape the bowl with a rubber spatula to make sure everything is combined well.

Stir in some chocolate chips. The brand that I used are Lily’s dark chocolate chips, which are sweetened with stevia.

chocolate chips in the mixing bowl

Scoop the cookie dough by rounded teaspoons onto your prepared baking sheet. I use a scoop so that the cookies are all the same size, but you can use a spoon if you prefer.

cookie dough scooped onto baking sheet

Bake the cookies for 8-9 minutes.

Cool the cookies on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies cooling on a rack

When I make these, I use two baking sheets so that the second pan can go straight into the oven as soon as the first one comes out.

Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies cooling on a rack

This recipe makes right about 2 dozen cookies.

Enjoy these chocolate chip espresso cookies with a glass of milk, or maybe a cup of coffee.

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Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies

Constance Smith - A Good Life Farm
Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies - Delicious soft cookies with a kick of espresso and chocolate chips. These cookies are paleo-friendly and gluten-free.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 26 mins
Course Cookies and Bars
Cuisine Paleo
Servings 24
Calories 86 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 c tapioca flour
  • 1/4 c coconut flour
  • 1/4 c baking cocoa
  • 1 1/2 Tb instant espresso, not espresso grains
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/2 c butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • 3/4 c coconut sugar
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 c chocolate chips, such as Lily's

Instructions
 

  • To begin, preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside for now.
  • In a bowl, combine the flours, cocoa, instant espresso powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk them together and set this aside for a moment.
  • In your mixing bowl, beat the butter and coconut sugar together until they are fluffy.
  • Add in the egg and egg yolk. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Add in the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Scrape the bowl with a rubber spatula to make sure all of the ingredients are combined.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Scoop the cookie dough by rounded teaspoons onto your prepared baking sheet. I use a scoop so that the cookies are all the same size, but you can use a spoon if you prefer.
  • Bake the cookies for 8-9 minutes.
  • Cool the cookies on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cCalories: 86kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 118mgPotassium: 27mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 129IUCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

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