Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipe – Mercy Health News Healthy Holiday Cookie

Cookie Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter  
  • ½ cup real maple syrup
  • 1.5 cups almond flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Dark chocolate kisses

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract.
  3. Fold in almond flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Roll dough to form 1-inch balls and place two of them side by side on a parchment paper covered baking sheet.
  5. Use a fork to gently press down on each ball to form a crisscross pattern with fork tines.
  6. Bake cookies for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Allow cookies to cool.

Optional: Drizzle with melted chocolate or add a dark chocolate kiss to the center of the cooled cookie. Sprinkle with sea salt. Can also make a peanut butter sandwich with your favorite filling (frozen yogurt, vegan ice cream, etc.).

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