Healthier thin mint cookies

THIN MINT COOKIES-WITH ALMOND FLOUR

These are a healthier version of a “thin mint” cookie.

INGREDIENTS:

Cookies:

  • 1 cup of almond flour
  • 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder- or 2 tbls cocao powder
  • 1 tablespoon of sweetner- coconut sugar, maple syrup or honey
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons of butter or coconut oil
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp mint extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch of salt

Chocolate coating:

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • ¼ cup of dark chocolate
  • ¼  tsp mint or peppermint extract

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine almond flour, sweetener, butter, protein powder, baking soda, salt, extracts, and egg in a bowl. If the dough is a little crumbly add a little almond milk. Refrigerate dough for about 10-15 minutes.
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll the dough into balls and flatten them out with your fingers. Bake for 11-13 minutes.
  1. Melt the coconut oil and chocolate in microwave for a minute. Add mint extract.
  1. Pour or dip the cooled cookies into the chocolate. Store in freezer or in fridge.

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