Since my last batch of Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies disappeared so quickly, I figured I should probably whip up another batch for us to enjoy over the weekend. I have a friend who started the Paleo diet about a month ago and LOVES it! Take one of the most popular cookies on the planet, chocolate chip, and add pumpkin spice to it and you’ve created a new form of yum. The reason oatmeal cookies are off limits is because you can’t eat oats while eating Paleo. They pile on the chocolate with cacao butter, cacao powder, and chocolate chips. We just had to include some no-bake oatmeal cookies on our list, for those that want a break from all of the chocolate offerings. They used a series of nut-based products, like almond flour, almond butter, and walnuts, mixing them with sweet things like maple syrup, honey, and raisins.
Ok, before the Paleo Police call me out on this recipe, these really aren’t Paleo since they use oatmeal. Chocolate Mint Cookies (with or without the mint! ).
I began by replacing the peanut butter with almond butter and sugar with honey. Feel free to fold in coconut, dried fruit, oats, or your favorite chocolate bar chopped up; the possibilities are endless! 6-ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies. If you aren’t into chocolate, try coconut, oats, cranberries, or your favorite candy bar… it’s up to you! Free}. You can also make these with peanut butter!