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The Best Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

The perfect paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar free chocolate chip cookie!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder see note for paleo baking powder recipe
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • Mix together the egg, almond butter, vanilla, and coconut sugar until well combined.
  • Add the almond flour, baking soda, sea salt to the mixture until it reaches a dough consistency.
  • Add a 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to the dough and mix together.
  • Form into balls and press the dough down on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 for 12 minutes or until golden brown and enjoy!


This recipe will make 12 large cookies or 24 small cookies.
*Note: If paleo, baking powder is technically not allowed because it contains cornstarch. I don't mind because it is a negligible amount. If strictly paleo you can make an easy 3 ingredient paleo baking powder using this recipe from wickedspatula.com. 
Keyword chocolate chip cookies, dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, quick