Sweet and Healthy Dark Chocolate or Carob Chip Cookie

Ingredients
  

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Cups Sweet and Healthy Decadent Dough Mix
  • ¾ Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ¾ Teaspoon Fine Sea Salt
  • 1 Cup Of Date, Coconut or Maple Sugar or Natural Sweetener from SweetAndHealthyBlends.com
  • 1 Cup Dark Or Carob Chips
  • ¾ Teaspoon Cinnamon

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 Large Egg
  • ½ Cup Melted Coconut Oil Or Softened Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Teaspoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Tablespoons Vanilla Almond Milk, Buttermilk Or Whole Milk
  • Optional- To add a delightful mint twist add ¼ to ½ teaspoon of pure mint extract!! For a energy boost add 2 tablespoons of coffee of your choice

Instructions
 

  • In food processor, pulse dry ingredients or hand mix well except the dark chocolate or carob chips. 
  • Separately combine wet ingredients, pour into food processor and pulse.
  • Fold in chips. 
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. After 10 minutes, preheat oven to 340ºF
  • Remove dough from refrigerator, form into desired cookie size and place on parchment paper or greased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly.
  • Press a few extra chips on top of cookie. 
  • Bake at 340ºF for 9-11 minutes or until golden. 
  • Cool for 5-10 minutes, then transfer to cooling rack.

Air Fryer

  • Air Fry at 325ºF for 5 minutes or until done.
  • Cool for 5-10 minutes and transfer to wire cooling rack.

Notes

MAXIMUM FRESHNESSThis is an all natural, no preservatives product. Please store in refrigerator or freeze.
For low sugar cookies… Use low sugar or sugar free carob chips. Also, see Sweet and Healthy's Natural Sweetener list for sweet alternatives.
For low fat and low calorie cookies… Use half recommended amount of oil or butter. Option to substitute apple sauce for other half.
For vegan cookies… Substitute appropriate amounts applesauce, flax seed, or mashed banana for eggs
CAROB – Might have weight loss effects, reduce blood sugar and insulin levels, and lower cholesterol levels WITHOUT CAFFEINE!! Source- Webmd.com, Medicalnewstoday.com
DATE SUGAR is a nutrient-dense sweetener containing beneficial fiber, minerals and antioxidants making it one of the healthiest sweeteners or sugar substitutes. Source - Iowa State University
BARS – Simply pour dough into a silicone bar form and add a few chocolate or carob chips, on top. Drizzle with the melted dark chocolate. Bake at the above directions until done. Enjoy your energy/fiber/protein boost with a professional baked taste!
For questions or recipe suggestions, email Larry@SweetAndHealthyBlends.com