No Cholesterol Almond Cookies

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Garrison Wayne

By
@TheOrganizedChef

This is the second original cookie recipe I have developed to assist with a healthier diet and the lowering of cholesterol in the diet. This is an amazingly delicious and simple cookie. You could dress it up a bit by adding some chopped dried cranberries and some chopped candied ginger...but they are perfectly good plain.."just as is". I hope you love these new healthier desserts!

Rating:

★★★☆☆ 1 vote

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Serves:
32 cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    almond meal
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2/3 c
    canola oil
  • 2 large
    egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract

How to Make No Cholesterol Almond Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Mix oil, eggs and extracts in a separate bowl. Combine with the dry ingredients just until the dough comes together.
  3. Chill dough an hour.
  4. Make 1 1/4 - 1 1/2inch balls of dough. The dough will need a good squeeze to stick together. Place 12 balls of dough on an ungreased cookie sheet. Gently flatten each with a fork.
  5. Bake in a 375 degree oven (350 for a convection oven)for 11 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and rest 2 minutes before transferring to a rack to cool completely. Store airtight. Makes 32 cookies.

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