- 1/2 cup dried goji berries
- 1/2 cup apple juice or black cherry juice
- 3/4 cup granulated maple sugar
- 1/2 cup grass-fed butter
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 & 1/2 cups white rice flour
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. sea salt
- Coconut oil
Soak goji berries in juice until soft (about 1-2 hours).
Put goji berries and juice into a sauce pot and cook on medium high heat until the goji berries break open and the juice reduces and thickens (7-10 minutes). Place inside refrigerator and let goji berries chill.
In a mixing bowl, combine maple sugar and butter.
Add beaten egg and vanilla into the mixing bowl.
In a separate bowl combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder and sea salt.
Mix flour with maple sugar and butter mixture until fully integrated.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.
Roll into two-inch balls and place onto a lightly oiled (coconut oil) cookie sheet.
Flatten cookies a little bit and make an indent in the center of the cookie with your thumb or forefinger.
Spoon the chilled goji berries into the indentation (about 1/2 tsp. or 1 tsp.)
Preheat oven to 350. Bake at 350 for 12 minutes.
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.