Chocolate Orange Brownie Cookies (Gluten Free)
Author: 
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 10
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup chopped almonds
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 to 8 drops orange oil, or to taste
  • ¼ cup softened, unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 large egg whites, divided
  • ½ tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 ounce dark chocolate, coarsely chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a standard 12 cup muffin tin.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the almonds, powdered sugar, cocoa, orange oil, 3 tablespoons of butter, 1 egg white, and 1 tablespoon of water.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the remaining egg white with the granulated sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold the whisked egg white and sugar into the cocoa mixture. Divide the mixture evenly among 10 muffin cups.
  4. Bake for approximately 10 minutes, or until the tops look dry. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan.
  5. In the microwave, or a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate with 1 tablespoon of butter until smooth. Drizzle over the tops of the cooled cookies.
Notes
Adapted from Sunset Magazine
Recipe by Some the Wiser at https://somethewiser.com/2014/11/chocolate-orange-brownie-cookies-gluten-free.html