Carb-Conscious Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies
It’s BS that there aren’t more low-carb cookie options available for those with IBS. But you can have your cookie and eat it too with this homemade rendition of a gut-friendly treat that satisfies any sweet tooth without sacrificing your health goals.
This tasty cookie gets primarily sweetened with stevia — a sugar alternative that won’t trigger unwanted symptoms of IBS. For those using liquid stevia, be sure to check the unit conversion to avoid cookie chaos. But don’t be fooled; while these cookies may taste like dessert, their wholesome nutrition says otherwise!
Each cookie contains healthy fats and a pop of protein to keep the mid-day hanger under control. So, embrace your inner cookie monster and enjoy this recipe as a breakfast or hearty snack. After all, what better way to start the day than with chocolate chip cookies!
Makes: 15 servings
Serving Size: 1 cookie
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Ingredients for chocolate chip breakfast cookies
- 2 cups gluten-free oat flour
- ¼ cup almond butter
- 2 tbsp stevia powder
- 1/8 cup brown sugar
- 3 tbsp plant-based butter
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/8 cup unsweetened almond milk
- ½ tsp salt
Directions for chocolate chip breakfast cookies
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- In a stand mixer, combine almond butter, vanilla extract, stevia, brown sugar, plant-based butter, unsweetened almond milk, salt, and eggs. Mix until smooth.
- Add flour and baking powder to the mixer. Mix on low until fully combined.
- With a silicone baking spatula, fold in chocolate chips until fully incorporated.
- Roll cookie dough into 2-inch balls. Then, lightly press on a silicone baking sheet.
- Sprinkle cookies with a dash of salt. Bake until golden brown—approximately 15 minutes.
- Allow cookies to cool. Enjoy!
- calories: 146kcal
- carbohydrates: 15.5g
- fat: 7.5g
- fiber: 2g
- potassium: 96mg
- protein: 4.5g
- saturated fat: 3g
- sodium: 219mg
- sugar: 4g
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