Monday, August 14, 2023

Cappello's - Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough - Aug. 14, 2023

Chocolate of the Day

Gluten Free Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Good +++
Weight: 3 oz. (85 g.) / 12 oz. (340 g.) in total package
Calories: 420 calories in 3 cookies 
Cost: $16.99 for 1 package
Purchased from: The Market at Edgewood, Palo Alto, CA

Welcome to Day #1 of Chocolate and Nuts Theme Week. 

This week includes variety of chocolate bars and confections that contain a range of "true" nuts (pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts) and tree nuts/"drupes" (almonds, cashews and pistachios). 

Today's refrigerated Gluten Free Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough was from Cappello's LLC (Denver, CO). The company offers a line of gluten free, almond flour-based baked goods that are very tasty.

There's nothing like the smell of freshly baked cookies. Aroma notes for these right-out-of-the-oven cookies included: aromatic, slightly nutty, chocolate chip cookies, facilitated by warm chocolate chips, and a touch of warm vanilla and coconut. 

These cookies had a satisfying "buttery" crunchy texture accented with rich, melted chocolate chips.

I found these to be delicious, easy to prepare (slice and cook) cookies. They were good by themselves, and crumbled over a gelato sundae with amaretto, vanilla and mocha gelato flavors--topped with dark chocolate sauce, roasted almonds and a tiny sprinkle of sea salt. And they paired nicely with fresh fruit. (Cappello's has other recipe ideas on their website.)

Ingredients: Almond flour, organic maple syrup, semi-sweet chocolate morsels (unsweetened chocolate, organic cane sugar, cocoa butter), arrowroot flour, organic coconut oil, organic vanilla extract, sea salt, baking soda

Allergen-related information: Contains tree nuts (almonds), coconut (oil). "Made in a facility that also produces products with peanuts, soy, milk, and egg." Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Grain Free, Paleo, Vegan"

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