Avocado Chocolate Chip Cookies

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In my house, chocolate chip cookies have always been a constant feature. We always have a lump of homemade dough in the freezer waiting to be baked up. It was the very first thing that I learned how to bake. My mum doesn’t even need a recipe anymore, she just throws it together in minutes. So it felt a little bit like sacrilege to tweak this dessert that is one of my favorite childhood memories…

But I’m so glad that I did.

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The point of this recipe is to substitute half of the butter with an avocado. What the fuck? I was dubious at first too but the promise of healthy fat and fruit etc was too tempting to just pass over. Even though the avocado gives the dough a slight greenish tinge, the biggest problem with these cookies is that they are so delicious and “healthy” that I end up convincing myself that its ok to have 5 in one sitting.

My recipe: Avocado Chocolate Chip Cookies

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