Rating: 4 stars
40 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 5

A whole-wheat and almond butter version of the Chinese cookie classic. These treats are an ideal partner-in-cookie-crime to a cold glass of milk or a cup of afternoon tea.

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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray two baking sheets with cooking spray. In a large bowl whisk together the flours, salt and baking soda. In another large bowl beat together the butter, almond butter and sugars until fluffy. Add the vanilla and egg and beat until well combined. Gradually stir in the flour mixture, blending well.

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  • Shape the dough into 3/4 inch balls, and place on the baking sheets. Place an almond in center of each cookie and press down lightly. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.

Tips

Created by: Ellie Krieger, cookbook author, "So Easy: Luscious Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Week."

Nutrition Facts

82 calories; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 8.2g; fat 5.1g; cholesterol 8.6mg; sodium 86.8mg. Full Nutrition
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