Chocolate Dipped Paleo Shortbread Cookies

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Happy Valentines Day!!  Whether you are spreading your love to a significant other, a family member or yourself, everyone deserves cookies dipped in chocolate today!  I made two batches of these last week and we kept them in the fridge and ate them all week long.  Of course they are already gone… we can’t help ourselves!  Check out the video below for how they came together.

Oh yeah! They are that easy to make.  And just about 70% easier to make with my DI ORO products than with others.  Their new baking mat is changing my cooking game and I am super happy about it.  Everything comes off perfectly easy – especially these cookies after baking and after dipping in chocolate!  I also used my seamless spatula to mix the dough together and thank goodness it is sturdy.  This cookie dough gets thick and dense as all shortbread should, so mixing it can be hard without the right equipment.  If you don’t have DI ORO products lining your kitchen like me, be sure to sign up for my email list below to get a 20% off coupon you can use an unlimited amount on any products!  If you already took my advice and got some, let me know how you like them in the comments below!

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Chocolate Dipped Paleo Shortbread Cookies

By: Kelsey


  • 2 ½ cups almond flour
  • ½ cup arrowroot
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup refined coconut oil, melted then cooled
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ vanilla bean seeds removed from pod
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with a silicon baking mat or parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl combine almond flour, arrowroot flour, egg, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, vanilla bean seeds, almond extract and salt. Stir well to fully combined and vanilla beans are evenly dispersed.  
  • Scoop a ball of about 1 rounded tablespoon of dough into your hand and roll it into a ball. Place the ball on the baking sheet and press it down into a disc with either your hand or the bottom of  cup. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Feel free to then make any fun design on top, I added a couple of dots on mine with a fork.
  • Bake cookies for 15 minutes until the bottom is lightly browned.
  • Let the cookies cool completely.
  • Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave safe dish for in the microwave for 1 minute, stir, then another 30 seconds until fully melted.
  • Drop the bottom of the cooled cookie in the chocolate then remove and shake off the excess. Place back on the silicon mat or parchment paper.  Continue with all cookies then place them in the refrigerator until hardened!
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  1. Can’t wait to make them!! Any suggestions for a sub on the maple syrup? Honey maybe? I don’t want it to taste like honey though!! (Just don’t have maple syrup right now and I want to make them NOW!!!) haha