All-Goodness Cookie

Ann Trembath

By
@scraphappyat

This recipe comes from Inspire Health. www.inspirehealth.ca

Inspire Health provides information on Integrative Cancer Care.


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Serves:

12 cookies

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
coconut flour
1/2 c
almond butter
6
dates, pitted and soaked in warm water for 15 minutes
3/4 c
coconut, shredded unsweetened
1/2 c
apple sauce, unsweetened
2
eggs, beaten**
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
sea salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/3 c
dried fruit (cherries, currants, raisins, cranberries, etc.)
1/4 c
chopped nuts or seeds (walnuts, sunflower seeds, hemp seeds, etc.)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Combine the coconut flour, almond butter, and dates in a food processor or blender. Process until well combined and the dates have broken up into small pieces, about a minute. Add the shredded coconut, applesauce, eggs or ground flax, cinnamon, vanilla, salt and baking soda and process for 30 seconds until a wet dough forms. Add in the remaining ingredients, and pulse once or twice until the fruit and nuts are just incorporated into the dough.

Using an ice cream scoop or large tablespoon, drop the dough in heaping spoonful's onto a baking sheet. Dip a metal spatula in water, and use the bottom to lightly press down each ball of dough. These cookies will not spread or rise so make sure to make them the shape you want them prior to baking.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until they are golden on top and slightly brown along the edges. Serve immediately or store in the freezer, thawing for 15 to 20 minutes before you plan to serve them.

Makes 12 cookies.
Adapted from Danielle Walker, nourishedkitchen.com.
2
**Alternative to eggs – to replace 2 eggs, soak 2 tbsp ground flax seeds in 5 tbsp of room temperature water. Let sit for 5 minutes or until becomes an egg-like consistency.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #cookie, #Diabetic, #Cancer