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27 thoughts on “Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies or Scones Recipe {No Almond Flour, No Coconut Flour}”

  1. anyhebert says:

    would you say regular almond butter would work ? I guess the color of the cookie would be darker.. 

  2. hallecottis says:

    anyhebert  Yes, they would be slightly darker, but almond butter would work fine!

  3. litebrite says:

    These sound sooo good! The best thing is you don’t have to feel guilty afterwards!

  4. hallecottis says:

    litebrite They are so good!  Let me know what you think once you try them!! :)

  5. Sam says:

    Hi, my batter was very runny so I made cupcakes rather than biscuits. There was no way I could have rolled it into balls. I also added cocoa into the batter as youngest won’t eat choc pieces??!! Taste yummy! Thanks

  6. Kimberly says:

    I made them this morning and they are delicious. Thank you for the recipe. I might try adding a little unsweetened coconut next time. :)

    1. Halle Cottis says:

      Glad you enjoyed them, one of my families favorites for sure!

    2. Halle Cottis says:

      That sounds great! Glad you enjoyed them!

  7. Chris says:

    Will egg replacer or a chia egg work in these?

  8. Nofar Gluzman says:

    Yet another one of your recipes that has moved to my “successful paleo recipes” board. My cookies/scones came out darker than yours (I used regular un blanched almond butter) and they do have a very scone-y consistency, I used arrowroot flour for mine. These get an A+ and I can’t wait to see what else you have in store for us

  9. Kim says:

    This is EXACTLY what I was looking for: a cookie I could shape into hearts without a cookie cutter! They came out perfectly. I made two batches and added 1.5 tbsp carob powder to them. Yum!

    1. Halle Cottis says:

      So glad you enjoyed them! :)

  10. Sarah says:

    if I am not needing to be complete paleo could I use 2 TBS of regular flour in place of the tapioca? wanted to ask before I waste a bunch of other ingredients

    1. Halle Cottis says:

      Tapioca is a very light flour, probably wouldn’t work. Do you have potato starch (not flour) or arrowroot powder/flour? Those would work…

  11. Nina says:

    Thanks for the recipe. I’ve just made them with roasted almond butter, and my son loves them! I’m very pleased as they are not that sweet, but very tasty! I added some homemade choc chips. Will definitely make them again.

    1. Halle Cottis says:

      So glad you and your son enjoyed them! :)

  12. Natalie says:

    Looks great! I was looking for a cookie recipe without coconut or almond flours =)

    I’m trying to find one that is also nut-free. Do you think I can use sun butter instead almond butter? It’s thicker so maybe I’ll use less of it and add some water?

    What do you think?

    1. Halle Cottis says:

      I think it would work. You want the consistency of cookie dough…so keep that in mind.

  13. Cindy says:

    Thank you for this recipe! I used tahini instead of almond butter because that’s what I had on hand and they came out great, almost tasted like peanut butter!

  14. Andrea says:

    This is the recipe I have been looking for as I am allergic to tree nuts and coconut. I have done a lot of trial and error, but with this recipe I would just swap one equal ingredient for another (sun butter). Can’t wait to try this recipe!

  15. Andrea says:

    Just recalled that sun butter and baking soda will turn the cookies green and greener as time goes by. Perhaps I could try apple butter or pumpkin puree.

  16. Andrea says:

    I tried the apple butter and used 4tablespoons of arrowroot. It was too runny so made as cupcakes. I cooked for 17 minutes and still gooey so perhaps need a lot more starch when using apple butter.

    1. Halle Cottis says:

      Apple butter does not have the fat needed for these muffins and unfortunately will not work.

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