- ½ cup almonds
- 3 tbsp. butter, softened
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tsp. almond extract
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup granulated cane juice
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1¼ cups whole grain pastry flour
- 1/8 tsp. sea salt
- Fruit preserves or jam (any flavor)
Preheat oven to 350º. In a food processor mince almonds. Add butter and pulse until combined. Add egg, almond and vanilla extracts, and pulse again until combined. Mix dry ingredients together, and then add to the food processor. Pulse until dough forms. Roll dough into two inch balls. Place balls onto a lightly oiled cookie sheet. Flatten the dough a little and press your finger into the center. Drop a dollop of preserves into the center. Bake 12-15 minutes. Makes 16 cookies.
Andrea Beaman is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Natural Foods Chef, Speaker and Herbalist. Named one of the top 100 Most Influential Health and Fitness Experts, she is also a recipient of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Award for Excellence in Health-Supportive Education and a Health Leadership award from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Since 1999, Andrea has been teaching people how to harness the body’s own preventative and healing powers using food, herbal remedies and alternative medicine.
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