Gluten-Free, Vegan Almond Cookies
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Serves: 12
 
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan and Vegetarian
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp. almond butter
  • 3 large ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp. cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup crushed almonds
  • ¼ cup cacao nibs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine almond butter, bananas, almond extract and coconut sugar. Add cooked quinoa, quinoa flakes and sea salt; mix well then add in cocoa powder, crushed almonds and cacao nibs. Using a teaspoon, portion golf ball sized cookies onto a baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven; set aside to cool before serving.
Notes
Calories:148.8 cal • Fat: 3.7 g • Protein: 3.4 g • Carb: 28.1 g • Fiber: 3.3 g • Sugar: 10.8 g • Sodium: 56.5 mg
Recipe by Gluten Free Recipes - The Healthy Apple at http://thehealthyapple.com/2013/08/12/gluten-free-vegan-almond-cookie/