Macadamia Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cookies are a must at Easter! Macadamia nuts are super healthy, and their buttery sweetness is unparalleled in any other nut or seed. This Macadamia Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe is a delicious low-carb version that is guaranteed to become your favorite.
Why we love this Easter-special Macadamia Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe
Macadamia nuts are also highly nutritious with plenty of healthy fats, anti-oxidants and other vital nutrients. And ground into butter, they make a wonderful alternative to peanut butter.
We have replaced sugar with granulated erythritol for this recipe, as this sugar substitute is easy on the stomach, doesn’t cause a spike in blood sugar levels, and has a glycemic index (GI) of 0 and 0.2 calories per gram.
Replacing refined flour with almond or coconut meal adds natural sweetness, while also keeping the carbohydrate and calorie content low.
Macadamia nut oil is rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids while noticeably low in saturated fatty acids. This is what makes it heart-healthy.