There are times when you just require a good cookie to enjoy with your bulletproof coffee, to keep you from stuffing your face with some high carb biscuit, cake or treat the family or friends are indulging in. Sometimes it’s just an emergency episode where you need a cookie before your cravings drive you crazy, but you don’t want to risk overcarbing or over-indulging by making a whole batch of cookies. That’s when a single serve lchf chocolate-chip cookie could just come in handy.
It’l help you not to go overboard and end up stuffing yourself with carbs. It could also make a lovely lchf breakfast, lunch or supper when you don’t know what to prep for yourself in a hurry. You also don’t need to preheat your oven to 180°C/350°F and then wait 15 to 20 minutes for your microwave cookie/s unless you don’t have (or don’t use) a microwave.
1 tblsp butter or coconut oil (melted)
1 whisked egg yolk
2 tsp granulated sweetener/xylitol
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp baking powder
3 tblsp almond flour
1/2 tsp ghond/ gum arabic powder
2 tsp sugar free choc-chips
Whisk together the melted oil or butter, egg yolk, sweetener and vanilla until combined. Add in the almond flour and baking powder and mix. Sprinkle the gum powder over next, mixing gently until the batter is well combined. Pour into one or two greased microwave proof bowls, paper-cases or silicone moulds. Press choc-chips in on top of cookie/s. Microwave for about 45 secs to a minute, opening at intervals twice to check till done. Sprinkle a dash of salt or xylitol over if you desire to.
*Please note microwave times may vary. You will have to see what timing works best for you. The gum-powder is optional, so you may omit it. I find however, that it gives the cookie/s a chewier n crisper texture and without it the cookie would have a more cake-like texture.*