Honey Almond Cookies

Ingredients:
1 cup raw unsalted whole almonds, lightly toasted
1 1/4 unbleached whole-wheat pastry flour
1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour (I used a  combo of Spelt, brown rice and  amaranth flour)
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
2/3 cup natural, organic liquid honey
1/4 agave nectar
1/3 coconut butter, melted
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 ground flaxseed
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 sliced almonds, toasted (for garnish)

Method:

  1. Ground raw almonds in food processor. Dump into large mixing bowl. Add flours, baking powder and salt. Mix well to combine.
  2. In another medium bowl mix honey, agave nectar, butter, applesauce, flaxseed, egg and vanilla. Mix well.
  3. Combine wet and dry ingredients.
  4. Cover dough and place in refrigerator for one hour to allow dough to set.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Use a 1 Tbsp measuring spoon to scoop dough and shape into balls. Place cookie on sheet and press down with thumb.
  8. Bake each sheet of cookies for 12-15 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and cool. Place almond slivers on top of cookies.
  10. ENJOY!

Calories 107

Protein 2g; Carbohydrates 14g (Fiber 2g, Sugar  7g); Fat 5g

Sodium 41mg, cholesterol 7mg

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