Paleo Almond Butter and Chia Jam Cookie Cups – a gluten free, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free clean eating cookie recipe. So healthy, you could have these for breakfast!

Paleo Almond Butter and Chia Jam Cookie Cups - a gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free cookie recipe

I have got a new spin on my extremely paleo almond butter cookies popular for ya! These ones have a delicious filling of jam. Because what is more classic than almond butter and jam?

Paleo Almond Butter and Chia Jam Cookie Cups - a gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free cookie recipe

Remember that delicious paleo chia seed jam I shared last week? After having it I knew it would be the perfect addition to my almond butter cookies. I actually first scooped it on top of my regular baked paleo almond butter cookies. So good! I thought they would be even better baked right inside. I was right!

Paleo Almond Butter and Chia Jam Cookie Cups - a gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free cookie recipe

It is my exact same almond butter cookie dough. You just use a cookie scoop and scoop them in to a mini muffin pan and par bake them. Then you remove the cookies, make a small indentation in the middle, fill it with the chia seed jam, and finish baking in the oven.

Paleo Almond Butter and Chia Jam Cookie Cups - a gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free cookie recipe

It makes the most delicious paleo almond butter and jam cookies! They have crispy edges, and a slightly gooey center with a sweet jam filling. And just like my original paleo almond butter cookies, this cookies are best after they’ve completely cooled. When they’re warm out of the oven they’re not very strong, and fall apart easily. But when completely cool they’re the perfect cookie! I wait at least an hour. The wait is agony, but worth it.

I made these with a raspberry paleo chia seed jam, but any berry would do!

Paleo Almond Butter and Chia Jam Cookie Cups - a gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free cookie recipe

These are oh so healthy, you could even eat them for breakfast! I’ll give my 2 year old a cookie after he finishes his eggs. He is in heaven because he is eating a cookie, and I’m happy because he’s getting so much extra protein. Win win! Such a delicious paleo, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free, clean eating cookie recipe.

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Paleo Almond Butter and Jam Cookie Cups


  • Author: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes
  • Total Time: 24 minutes
  • Yield: 21 cookies 1x
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Ingredients

1 cup of homemade almond butter (or store bought)

1 cup of coconut sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 batch of paleo chia seed jam

Coconut oil spray

Kitchen Equipment Needed:

1 medium size mixing bowl

Medium size cookie scoop

1 mini muffin pan


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350º. Spray the mini muffin pan with coconut oil spray.

In a medium size mixing bowl, combine the almond butter, coconut sugar, egg, baking powder and vanilla. Stir to combine.

Use a medium size cookie scoop (or measure out 1.5 tablespoons) to make round balls of dough and place in the mini muffin pan. Will make about 21 cookies.

Bake for 8 minutes. Then remove from the oven and use the back of a teaspoon measuring spoon to make an indentation in the cookies, and then fill them with 1 teaspoon of the chia seed jam.

Return to the oven and bake for another 6-8 minutes, until the edges are golden brown.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely in the muffin pan. At least an hour. When these are warm they break easily, but once cooled to room temperature they’re perfect. Run a knife around the edges to loosen and turn out on a baking sheet.


Notes

You can use mini muffin cups to line the muffin pan if you tend to have bad luck loosening baked goods from your muffin pan.

Paleo Almond Butter and Chia Jam Cookie Cups - a gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free cookie recipe

More Paleo Baked Goods:

Paleo Almond Butter Cookies

Paleo Fudgy Almond Flour Brownies

Paleo Blender Almond Flour Banana Muffins

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