These paleo thumbprint cookies have a soft and chewy consistency and are filled with a creamy homemade dark chocolate. They are egg, dairy, gluten, grain and refined sugar free.
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Chocolate Macadamia Thumbprint Cookies (Vegan, Paleo)
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- Make the chocolate by melting the cacao butter and cacao paste in a double boiler over simmering water.
- Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla, honey and coconut cream until smooth.
- Preheat the oven at 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Using a food processor chop the macadamia nuts until coarse ground.
- Mix the chopped nuts with the almond flour, coconut oil, honey and salt, and refrigerate batter for 30 minutes.
- Shape each cookie into a 1-inch ball and press your thumb into the center creating an indentation, then fill with 1 teaspoon of melted chocolate.
- Bake cookies until the bottom and edges start to turn brown, approximately 8-10 minutes.
- Let cookies cool on baking sheet over a wire rack.
*Coconut cream: cream that forms on the top of a can of full fat coconut milk when left in the fridge overnight Recipe makes 7-10 cookies. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Nutrition per serving
Calories: 335kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 6.2gFat: 28.7gSaturated Fat: 15.4gFiber: 7.3gSugar: 4gNet Carbs: 6.7g
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