Preheat oven to 315°
In a mixing bowl add:
1/2 Cup plus 2 Tablespoon shortening, I used Nutiva coconut oil shortening
1/2 Cup Agave Nectar
2 tsp vanilla
Cream these ingredients together till well combined on high for about three minutes.
3 tsp baking soda
2 tsp salt
Put mixer on low and slowly add:
4 1/2 Cups fine ground almond flour
Mix until all ingredients are well combined, take out mixer paddle and blend in by hand:
1 Cup mini chocolate chips
Portion out into 1 oz balls, approximately a level tablespoon onto a baking sheet.
Round out the dough balls and slightly press down, they should be 1/2 inch thick. As seen in the picture:
Bake in the oven on middle rack for 10 to 12 minutes. Take out and let them cool on the baking pan.
This batch made about 45 cookies, these aren’t super sweet cookies, but are soft and easy to make.
The main ingredients: