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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.
  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)

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: 
Almond, Nut
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 549 Calories from Fat 320

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.6%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.1 mg0.4%

Sodium 50.5 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.5%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32.1%

Sugars 13.3 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 19.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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