Monday, October 7, 2013

Fab Fit Monday: Flourless Cranberry Butterscotch Chocolate Chio Pumpkin Cookies

The pumpkin plague is still spreading. I have been struck by this not-so-horrible plague and can't stop with the pumpkin eating! Call me a "cheater cheater pumpkin eater" if you must! Pumpkin has a lot of healthy nutrients like potassium, fiber, beta-carotene, and vitamin c! So it's a win-win situation! 
This afternoon, I worked up a sweet tooth after my run. My favorite thing to do is create things spur of the moment with random ingredients in the kitchen. I was craving something sweet, healthy, and pumpkin-y, so I decided on cookies!
It's the perfect fall Friday sweet treat! 
Ingredients *1 Cup Almond Flour, *1/2 Cup Coconut Flour, *1 Tsp. Vanilla Bean Paste or 1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract, *2 Tbsp. Ground Cinnamon, *1 Tsp. Baking Powder, *1 Tsp. Baking Soda, *1 Cup Pure Pumpkin, *1 Large Egg, *3 Tbsps. Coconut Oil, *2 Packets Truvia or 1 Tbsp. Honey. *2 Tablespoons Butterscotch Chips, *2 Tbsps. Dark Chocolate Chips, and *2 Tbsps. Dried Cranberry. 
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix together the pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon, egg, baking soda, baking powder, and almond flour. 
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After combining the wet ingredients to the almond flour, mix the coconut flour in.
Melt the coconut oil and stir it into the cookie dough. 
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Add the chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and dried cranberries in.
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Mix well! Taste to determine if you'd like to add sweetener or not. It's all based on your sweet preference. 
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Drop a tablespoon sized spoonful of the cookie batter onto a greased baking sheet.  
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Once you form the cookies, they will not rise or spread out.
You could make them into pumpkin shapes if you'd like to get creative!
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Bake 10-13 minutes or until bottoms are brown! 
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Recipe Makes 24 Cookies!
Nutrition Per Cookie: 65 Calories, 5 g Carbs, 5 g Fat, 2 g Protein, 2 g Fiber, and 3 g Sugar. 
Nutrition Without Cranberries, Chocolate Chips, or Butterscotch.
54 Calories, 3 g Carbs, 5 g Fat, 2 g Protein, 2 g Fiber, and 1 g Sugar

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