Chewy Nutter Butter Cookies (AIP/Paleo)

(Makes 1 dozen)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour 
  • 1/2 cup tigernut flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (or) Vital Protein’s collagen powder
  • 1 tbsp grass-fed gelatin
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup maple sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, sift together coconut flour, tigernut flour, shredded coconut, gelatin, sea salt, and baking soda.
  • Melted the coconut oil and add to the dry mixture a long with the maple syrup, maple sugar, and vanilla extract.
  • Use a spatula or fork to stir the mixture together until a wet dough has formed, then allow the dough to sit for 3-5 minutes to allow the coconut flour to soak up some of the moisture.
  • Either use your hands to roll the dough int 6 like-size balls, place them on a parchment lined baking sheet, and then use a fork to press them down, making criss cross marks on the top of each cookie (or) roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness and use desired cookie cutters to create shapes.
  • Place the cookies in the oven and allow them to bake 13-15 minutes if criss-cross, and 10-12 minutes if using the cookie cutter method.
  • Remove the cookies from the oven and allow to cool for a couple minutes before placing on a wire rack for further cooling and icing if desired.
Recipe from Beyond The Bite

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