low-carb grain-free chocolate chip cookie bread

grain free gluten free cashew chip bread

Remember when we mentioned our weekend highlight? Well, today we are sharing that recipe with you.

After making our first nut butter bread with our chocolate pistachio protein bread followed by our paleo almond butter bread we’ve been wanting to create another flavor. And chocolate chip came to mind. Well… chocolate chip cookie bread!

Because who doesn’t love any excuse to eat more chocolate chips?

We love COOKIE DOUGH recipes.

low carb paleo chocolate chip cookie bread

We both love love love Enjoy life chocolate chips. One thing we sometimes do is pour out a shot glass worth and eat it as a little chocolate treat. Anyone else sneak in bites of chocolate chips? Don’t be shy. We won’t judge you :)  Actually our second oldest sister got us doing that as that is how she likes to enjoy her chocolate chips. It’s pretty much the same thing as having a nice piece of dark chocolate. Although, there’s something about eating the cute little chips that make it such a fun experience.

Low-carb grain-free chocolate chip cookie bread.

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paleo low carb chocolate chip bread

Now you might be thinking low-carb?

We’ve never labeled any of our recipes as low-carb even though some of them could be. But today we are saying this bread is low-carb to help those that might be interested in low-carb recipes. Although, you don’t have to eat low-carb to enjoy this amazing bread.

We eat a semi low-carb diet. Don’t get us wrong we still eat carbs like rice, plantains, potatoes, honey, maple syrup, and fresh fruit but they just aren’t the main highlight of our daily diet. We have figured out over the years that our bodies like fats for energy.

The first time we made this recipe we used cashews, which turned out amazing. The second time we used macadamia nuts. Why did we use macadamia nuts?  They are considered to be lower in carbs.  Plus we really like them, just wish they were not so expensive.

This bread is full of healthy fats, protein and some carbs! Just what we like.

Grain-free gluten-free low carb chocolate chip cookie bread with macadamia nuts.

As you can see from the video the bread came out perfectly!! Easy to make too thank goodness for vitamix blenders! You can make anything in a blender.

This bread is so soft and moist, full of flavor and will just set your taste buds on a frenzy. One bite and you will be sold.

Gary kept saying how good the bread was which brought a huge smile to our faces. This bread did not last long in this house (only lasted 3 days)  and we know it will become an instant family favorite in your house!

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Enjoy this bread warm or chilled. Perfect to enjoy with coffee or tea.

Or as a sweet treat for dessert…or whenever you need something to get you through a rough day.

Substitution ideas:

Use any nut or seed butter for the 1 cup of macadamia nuts.

Use any liquid sweetener of choice to replace maple syrup.

If you want it even lower in carbs you can try doing some stevia and doing 2 tablespoons water or coconut milk for the maple.

Use raw cacao nibs or carob chips instead of Enjoy Life chocolate chips.

We did not want this bread to be overly sweet so we only did 2 tablespoons of maple syrup for a little touch of sweetness. We find the chocolate chips to add enough sweetness.

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low-carb grain-free chocolate chip bread

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: makes one 8.5 x 4 bread loaf

low-carb grain-free chocolate chip bread

Love bread but cannot have gluten or grains? Trying to eat a low carb diet? This chocolate chip bread is made from macadamia nuts and coconut flour keeping it low-carb and low-sugar.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (9 oz) nut butter (macadamia, almonds, or cashews)
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or coconut nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

Directions

  1. Place 2 cups macadamia nuts and cover with water. Let sit for about 1 hour.
  2. Rinse the nuts well.
  3. Pre-heat over to 350 degrees.
  4. Gather all ingredients and let sit out at room temperature.
  5. First need to make nut butter. Blend nuts in vitamix until creamy. This will take some time.
  6. Pour nut butter into bowl and set aside as you will only need 1 cup.
  7. Place remaining ingredients, except chocolate chips, into vitamix blender.
  8. Blend until well combined and smooth.
  9. Hand stir in chocolate chips.
  10. Pour batter into well greased 8.5 x 4 loaf pan.
  11. Bake 25-30 minutes.
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Now who is ready for some chocolate chip cookie bread?

Nothing like enjoying chocolate chip cookies as bread.

low carb grain free bread recipe

Would you eat this bread plain or add a topping? If a topping, what would it be?

What flavors would you add to your chocolate chip bread?

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53 Responses to low-carb grain-free chocolate chip cookie bread

  1. GiGi Eats says:

    I have seriously been obsessing over coconut flour since December. When I can eat something that can BAKE – I get WAYYYYYY too excited for words because for 12 years I went without “baked goods”!
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  2. Ellen says:

    This looks delicious. Just want to clarify though… we can use 1 cup premade nut butter, if we want, instead of grinding our own, right? Thanks.

  3. kat says:

    Oh my!! This looks divine, making as soon as possible!!!

  4. Jen says:

    this looks so good. i LOVE chocolate chips, so i’ll be trying this out for sure soon!
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  5. zosia says:

    so, it’s either 2 cups whole nuts or 1 cup nut butter, right?

    this is going to be great!

    thanks!

  6. i would eat it plain!
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  7. Heather says:

    I love your recipes! I’m going to give this a try today.

  8. Sarah Grace says:

    This looks delicious girls! I know I love chocolate chip cookie anything! I bet this toasted until crunchy would be amazing :)
    xoxo Sarah Grace, Fresh Fit N Healthy.
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  9. This looks incredible! I would probably use cashew butter since I’ve been really loving it lately. Thanks for sharing this recipe!
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  10. lindsay says:

    have you tried plantain flour yet? I’ve heard great things!
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  11. Kiko says:

    would seeds butter work?

  12. I just bought coconut flour so I definitely need to make this this weekend!! Thanks for sharing :)
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  13. Georgia says:

    Chocolate chips as a snack is what I’m known for.. I add it to all my trail mix pretty much and eat it with pretzels for a lazy version of chocolate covered preztel :) I can’t wait to make this!!!

  14. Marianne says:

    I made this today for our wedding anniversary. We love it! Thank you for adding yummyness to our special day. It’s 9 years. :)

  15. Allie says:

    Do you have an egg substitute? I am allergic :(

  16. Chris says:

    Yum! Any substitution for the coconut flour?
    Thanks!

  17. badgurl says:

    Sounds delish! I cannot wait to try it.
    I’d enjoy this bread spread with some peanut butter on it mmm… :)
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  18. Lauren says:

    Just made this with the intention of having something for out of town guests to nibble on this weekend. Outlook for any remaining by tomorrow is bad. I’m off for seconds..this is incredible!

  19. Michelle says:

    Awesome! Making this when I get back home next week.
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  20. Audra says:

    This looks delicious! Do you think I could substitute some of the whole eggs with eggs whites? Maybe 2 or 3 whole eggs and 3 whites?
    Thank you so much!!!
    Much love,
    Audra

  21. Angela says:

    can I sub egg whites for eggs?

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  23. Looks delicious. Fantastic recipe. Thank you for sharing this. I am going to try this now
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  24. Aleksandra says:

    Could I substitute the coconut flour with oat flour?

  25. bar says:

    YUM! But, I have a question re: healthy fats. I’ve read that its important to buy nuts that are not roasted or heated because that will ruin the fat content and make it unhealthy, almost like a trans fat. And its important to eat raw nuts, soaked if possible, to keep the fats healthy. But, if one uses nuts in baking, doesn’t that turn the fat content into something unhealthy for the body? Confused !!!

    • purelytwins says:

      Bar yep there is always a pro and con to everything. This argument about baking and cooking nuts could be made for most foods. It’s a hard battle. We believe in balance, not over doing. It’s a treat so it is about enjoying them in moderation. This is a personal preference. We always try to soak our nuts even if we are going to bake them. We do have unsoaked nuts sometimes. Listen to your body and do what is best for you.

  26. kathryn says:

    Could I use peanut butter in this? Would be so much more affordable!

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