Since the holidays season is here, I have decided to share another chocolate cookies recipe with you. This time it is a double chocolate and almonds cookies. And the best part is that they are gluten-free, and are somewhat healthy for you (if you can manage to eat only one, or two, maybe three… oh bummer!). I am sure that you will enjoy these cookies because they are so chewy and delicious.
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I like using oat flour to make my cookies. The main reason is that the oat flour is gluten-free, but it also has a low glycemic index and that means that it raises the blood sugar gradually, and after some time the blood sugar also drops gradually. That is why you feel fuller for the longest time after eating oats, oatmeal, or anything made out of oats. This makes these cookies perfect for a quick snack (only if you can eat one at a time, haha).
The oat flour is not like the regular wheat flour, it can absorb more water, so if you want to substitute oat for wheat flour, make sure that you are adding the flour in small batches. That is how you will prevent making your dough too hard and dry. The dough has to be sticky in order to get your cookies to be soft and chewy.
Cookies as Presents! YAY!
This recipe for chocolate cookies is one of those that you will be making over and over again, and never get tired, because everyone will love them, especially you. They are so soft and chewy, and that double chocolate taste makes them perfect for the upcoming holidays. They even make a perfect present. Trust me, you can’t make a mistake by giving food as a present, especially these double chocolate and almonds cookies. C’mon! Do you know anyone who wouldn’t like them?
Now go to the kitchen and make these chocolate cookies to reward yourself for being a wonderful person.
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