Almond Cookies

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Almond Cookies recipe sweetened with Sweet Cloud Organic Rice Syrup

Almond Cookies Sweetened with Sweet Cloud Organic Brown Rice Syrup

MAKES 24- 2” COOKIES
 Ingredients
  • 1 cup almonds
  • ¼ cup unrefined vegetable oil
  • ½ cup SWEET CLOUD Organic Kosher Brown Rice Syrup 
  • organic egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp organic almond extract 
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1½ cups organic whole wheat pastry flour
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Toast ¾ cup of the almonds in an unoiled skillet. Stir constantly over medium heat until beginning to brown (about 5 minutes).
  3. Blend toasted almonds until they reach the consistency of almond meal.
  4. Cream oil and syrup together in a medium-sized bowl. Add egg, vanilla, and almond extract and beat well.
  5. Add baking soda, salt, almond meal, and 1 cup of the flour, and mix.
  6. Stir in remaining ½ cup flour a little at a time. Batter should be stiff.
  7. Drop batter by rounded teaspoonfuls onto lightly oiled cookie sheets.
  8. Press cookies flat with a fork and press an almond into the center of each. Cookies should be about ½” thick.
  9. Bake 12-15 minutes or until bottoms are golden. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

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