Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies
Special Diets, Recipes on on April 3 2014 by Cassidy Stockton

Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Quick and easy-to-prepare, these Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies are a satisfying way to enjoy a treat while following a low carbohydrate diet. I've personally made them to take along on road trips for my family to provide a protein-rich snack that also cures the siren call of a sweet tooth. When you think of the many bars you can purchase, these cookies are a pretty solid way to enjoy fueling up.

Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies | Bob's Red Mill Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies Contributed by: Amanda Carter Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 15-18 minutes | Yield: 20 cookies
  • 1 Tbsp Flaxseed Meal (7g)
  • 3 Tbsp Water (45mL)
  • 1 cup Hazelnut Meal (112g)
  • ½ cup Coconut Sugar (64g)
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¾ cup Almond Butter (204g)
  • ½ cup Applesauce (112g)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cup Dark Chocolate Chips (100g)
Step 1 Preheat oven to 350°F.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Step 2 Mix flaxseed meal and water together in a small bowl and set aside to thicken. Step 3 In a medium bowl, whisk together Bob’s Red Mill Hazelnut Meal, coconut sugar, baking soda, and salt. Step 4 In a large bowl, mix together almond butter, applesauce, vanilla extract, and flax/water mixture. Add dry ingredients to wet and mix well then stir in chocolate chips. Step 5 Place approximately 1 ½ Tbsp (20g) of dough per cookie on the prepared baking sheet, leaving 1 inch between each cookie. Bake until set, 15-18 minutes. Step 6 Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then move to a rack and let cool completely. Each cookie contains: Calories 130, Calories from Fat 90, Total Fat 10g (15%), Saturated Fat 1.5g (8%), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg (0%), Sodium 85mg (4%), Total Carbohydrate 10g (3%), Dietary Fiber 2g (8%), Sugars 6g, Protein 3g, Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%.

5 Comments

  1. gershon
    Hi!

    I just made these cookies, but substituted the almond putter with homemade pecan butter and they are delicious!

    Would anyone know if I could substitute the coconut sugar with stevia or honey? If yes, what would the exchange rate be?

    Thanks!
    Reply
    1. Cassidy Stockton
      Wonderful! You can find some info about using honey in place of coconut sugar here: http://wholenewmom.com/whole-new-budget/baking-with-honey-sugar-for-baking/ I will say, though, that these cookies are rather moist already, using a liquid sweetener in place of coconut sugar may make them pretty gooey.
      Reply
  2. Lynn
    I made these cookies, but substituted the hazelnut meal for oat flour because of the cost, they came out great, delicious and moist!!
    Reply
  3. Patricia Hancock
    I have an oat bran muffin recipe which calls for 1 and 1/2 cups oat bran, 1 cup all purpose flour cont. With various items. You carry item no 6051518 called oat bran. Is it a grain or a flour? Described as 18 oz at $4.99. Please describe product to me in detail.
    Reply
    1. Whitney Barnes
      Whitney Barnes
      Hi Patricia, here's a link to our Oat Bran product.

      Bob's Red Mill: Oat Bran

      Oat Bran Cereal is a deliciously smooth hot cereal milled from high protein oat groats. Oat bran is the outer casing of the oat groat, which is low in saturated fat and a good source of dietary fiber, including soluble fiber.
      Reply

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