Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I have been super into coconut flavors lately.  I’ve been heavy handed on coconut flakes, coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut sugar and coconut flour.  And now I’ve developed a slight addiction to coconut chocolate chunk cookies.

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

I came across this recipe from one of my favorite bloggers, Ambitious Kitchen, when I was looking for coconut cookies and loved that they were gluten-free, low carb and super low in sugar compared to other cookie recipes.

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

I’ve made these three times in the past few weeks.  They’re a dangerous type of delicious.

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

The dark chocolate chunks melt into soft, gooey nuggets that punctuate the coconut dough.  The sea salt on top provides the perfect complement to the chocolate and there are slightly nutty currents of coconut enveloping every bite.  Healthy cookie perfection.

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

These cookies are super easy to make.  And you only need one mixing bowl, which makes for easy clean-up, too!  I’ve made these with dark chocolate, milk chocolate and white chocolate chunks.  Feel free to explore with whatever nuts, chocolates and mix-ins you are craving.

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

Sinfully delicious, and since they are low in sugar, low carb, gluten-free, grain-free and optionally dairy-free, you can feel good indulging!  Happy coconut snacking!

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • YIELDS 15-17 cookies

    Ingredients

  • 1 large egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 oz dark chocolate, coarsely chopped (or sub milk chocolate for a sweeter cookie)
  • for sprinkling: coarse sea salt or sea salt flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine bean egg, coconut oil, coconut sugar and vanilla extract.
  3. To the wet ingredients, mix in almond flour, coconut flour and baking soda.
  4. Fold in dark chocolate chunks and mix until everything is combined in a uniform dough.
  5. Drop dough in Tablespoon sized balls onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Gently flatten the dough with your hand.
  7. Bake for 11-13 minutes, until the edges are slightly brown.
  8. Immediately sprinkle with coarse sea salt and allow to cool for 10 minutes on cookie sheet before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

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