Add these yummy cookies to your Thanksgiving menu. They are healthy and a great alternative for the kids to munch on after the feast. As a follower of the "no grain" movement, this super cookie is super high in protein - which will not send your blood sugar racing thru the roof. Heck, they can even be served for a quick breakfast treat for your guests with some warm almond milk and fresh fruit.
Gluten-Free * Dairy-Free * Vegan * Raw * Soy-Free
Prep time: 10 mins - Total time: 10 mins - Serves: 8
· 1 cup raw almonds
· ½ cup almond butter
· 1 cup pitted Medjool dates
· ½ tsp. organic almond extract
· ¼ tsp. sea salt
· pinch of pepper
· 2 Tbsp. coconut flakes
· 1 cup gluten-free puffed rice cereal
Combine almonds, almond butter, dates, almond extract, sea salt and pepper in a food processor. Pulse until smooth; transfer to a large mixing bowl. Add chocolate chips, coconut flakes and puffed rice cereal; mix well using hands and roll into 1 inch golf-sized balls. Add more rice cereal if needed to form balls. Place balls on a baking sheet and transfer to the fridge for at least 1 hour before serving.
Serving Size: 1 Cookie Calories: 385.7 cal * Fat: 23.4 g * Protein: 8.9 g * Carb: 42.5 g * Fiber: 8.0 g * Sugar: 31.1 g * Sodium: 76.7 mg
Amie Valpone & The Healthy Apple