In need of some cookies? Try these gluten free & vegan White Chocolate Chunk Macadamia Espresso Cookies! You won’t believe they are healthy!
Hey guys! My name is Bethany and I am one of the bloggers behind Athletic Avocado with my twin sister, Rachel. We are both college athletes who share a passion for creating healthy and nutritious recipes that are easy to make! We are blessed and honored to be guest posting for Nicole today! We adore her blog!
Today I wanted to share these beauties with you all. I don’t mean to brag butttt they are pretty darn good. Have you ever tried white chocolate macadamia cookies? Mmmm that flavor combo is on point. How about adding some buzz to that cookie? Even better.
I’m a sole believer that coffee makes everything better, cookies included. These cookies can back up that last sentence in one bite.
But unlike any other classic cookie, these guys are pretty guilt-free. And when I mean guilt-free, I mean they are ok to eat for breakfast. They are made with oat flour so it’s basically like eating oatmeal, right?
You may or may not be able to stop yourself at one, I don’t blame ya. THEY SO GOOD.
- 1 1/2 cups gluten-free oat flour
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
- 1/2 cup macadamia butter*
- 1 egg, beaten (sub flax egg for vegan option)
- 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
- 1/4 cup coconut milk
- 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup white chocolate chunks (dairy-free if vegan)
- 1 Tbsp. instant coffee granules
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Combine flour, baking soda and chopped nuts in a large bowl.
- In a separate bowl, combine nut butter, egg, maple syrup, milk and vanilla. Add into dry ingredients and mix well.
- Fold in white chocolate chunks and coffee granules.
- Spoon batter into cookie shapes on a cooking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until cookies are golden.
- Let cool and drizzle on white chocolate if desired.
- * make your own by putting macadamia nuts into a food processor and blend until a butter forms.
What’s your favorite type of cookie?