Healthy Holiday Cookies – Week 1!

 

Healthier cookies…no way!  For the next few weeks, I thought I would post a healthy holiday cookie recipe!

 CINNAMON SPICED ALMOND SUGAR COOKIES (GRAIN FREE)

2 1/4 cup Cassava Flour (See Notes for other flour options)

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp pumpkin spice (optional)

1/2 cup butter (softened)

1/2 cup coconut butter (softened)

1 egg

1 cup coconut sugar

1-2 tbsp honey

almond slivers for topping

  • Preheat oven to 350F. In a small bowl, soften your butters but do not let them melt. Combine in mixing bowl with egg and sugar.
  • Beat on low until creamy.
  • Keep mixer on low and slowly add in your flour, baking soda/powder, extract, and spices.
  • Beat or mix until smooth and then add your honey last.
  • Mix again.
  • Scoop onto greased cookie sheet
  • Bake for 8 or 9 minutes, then pull out of oven and place almonds on top, when the cookies are more flat.
  • Return to oven and cook for 4-5 more minutes or until cookies are golden brown. total baking time will be 12-15 minutes
  • Remove from oven and let cool. Add cinnamon on top if desired.

 

Source.  http://www.cottercrunch.com

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