Chewy paleo chocolate chip cookies are so decadent you'd never guess they're actually good for you!
Boil dates for 2-3 minutes, until they begin to soften.
Once dates are soft, remove pan from heat, drain water, and add dates to food processor.
Add sea salt and water. Chop until coarsely ground.
Add almond butter, vanilla extract, eggs, and baking powder. Blend until batter becomes mostly smooth.
Stir in chocolate chips by hand.
Form batter into balls less than 1/4 cup each in size. Place on greased baking sheet or reusable non-stick silicon baking mats. Do not flatten cookies.
Bake for 9-10 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and place cookies on cooling rack.
Notes: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.
*A small amount of dark chocolate is generally allowed on the Paleo diet. You can also look for paleo-friendly chocolate chips like those made by the Enjoy Life brand.