Homemade Grain Free Cocoa Puffs recipe

5 from 2 reviews

Satisfying, chocolatey, and very very delicious.


  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder*
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon cashews
  • 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Sift almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt into the bowl of your food processor.
  2. Add whole cashews, maple syrup or honey, melted coconut oil, and vanilla inside the food processor bowl. Turn it on and let everything combine thoroughly. Just when you thought you were done, let it go for 5 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 375F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Roll dough into small balls (the size of store bought puffs) preferably with the help of others who will enjoy this treat, place it on baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, remove tray from oven, and let them cool. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.


Grain Free Baking Powder: 1 part baking soda + 2 parts cream of tartar + 2 parts starch (potato, arrowroot, tapioca). Sift all ingredients to they are evenly cobined and store in a glass jar for up to 1 month. I usually make a jar in 1 tablespoon measurements of each item.
If you don’t have cashews, use walnuts. You can also use 1/2 cup cashew butter or any other nut butter in “butter” form.