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Almond Butter Cookies

Health JULY 2013

  • Yield: About 20 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)
  • Prep time:45 Minutes
  • Chill:1 Hour

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pitted dried Medjool dates, stems removed
  • 1 1/2 cups whole raw almonds
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats

Preparation

1. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Blend first 6 ingredients (through cinnamon) in a food processor until smooth. If necessary, add water 1 tsp. at a time until mixture holds together. Pulse in cherries and oats.

2. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; place on baking sheet. Flatten slightly. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Store between sheets of waxed paper or parchment in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 128
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 7mg
  • Calcium: 49mg
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