Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Yield 3 dozens

Trade peanut butter for almond butter in these creative cookies.

almond-chocolate-chip-cookies
Lynda Balsev

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup unsalted creamy roasted almond butter
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips or white chocolate chips
sea salt (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Whisk flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl.
  2. Cream butter and sugars using an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Add almond butter and mix until smooth. Add flour and mix until combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2-inches apart, on baking sheets. Sprinkle with sea salt, if desired. Bake 12 to 14 minutes, until light golden.

 

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