Almond Butter Honey Maple Cookies

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) almond butter
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) honey
  • 3 Tbsp (45 ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla or almond extract
  • 1 cup (250 ml) whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) almonds, chopped
Method:
Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).
In large bowl, mix together almond butter, maple syrup, oil and extract.
In separate bowl, blend together flour, baking soda, and salt.
Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in almonds.
Refrigerate dough for at least an hour. Roll heaping tablespoons of dough into balls, place onto cookie sheet lined with parchment, and flatten to about 1/3 in (0.8 cm). Bake for 10 minutes or until the edges begin to turn golden brown.

Yields 12 cookies.