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Crisp Almond Cookies

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Almond cookies are a delicious treat. Share with family over the holidays or enjoy as a dessert anytime.
Ingredients
  Whole wheat pastry flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Sweetener 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Such As Maple Syrup, Brown Rice Syrup, Agave Nectar, Barley Malt)
  Oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Jam/All fruit / fruit juice sweetened 1⁄3 Cup (5.28 tbs)
  Shaved dark chocolate 1⁄3 Cup (5.28 tbs)
Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grind the almonds in a food processor until they are the consistency of corn meal. Place in a bowl.
Grind the oats in a food processor until it is the consistency of flour. Add to the bowl.
Add the flour and salt and mix.
Whisk the oil and sweetener together in a separate bowl. Add the vanilla.
Pour the liquid ingredients to the dry and mix thoroughly.
Roll a tablespoon or so of dough into a ball. Place on the cookie sheet and flatten. Make an indentation in the center of the cookie with your thumb. Put about 1/2 teaspoon of jam or chocolate shavings into the thumb print.
Bake for 10-15 minutes or until the edges of the cookies are golden brown. Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack until cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Almond, Nut
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Sweeten up this Christmas with almond cookies that are sure to make Santa and his team smile. Four simple ingredients combine to create this more-ish cookies. Relax with a cup of coffee with this crisp almond cookies and make sure you keep these tasty cookies on hand for the unexpected visitor.

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