baking the days away

by Isobel

summer…relaxing, or slightly boring? hm…must find ways to entertain myself…

Spiced Almond Butter Cookies (~2 dozen)

1/2 cup almond butter

1/2 cup canola oil

3 Tbsp maple syrup

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 1/4 cup flour

2 Tbsp tapioca starch

3/4 tsp ground nutmeg

3/4 tsp ground coriander

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

3-4 Tbsp almond milk (as needed to moisten dough)

(1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment. (2) Cream together almond butter, maple syrup, sugar, and oil in a large bowl. (3) In a separate bowl, stir together flour, starch, spices, salt and baking powder. (4) Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir to combine, adding almond milk as needed. (4) Drop spoonfulls of dough onto the baking sheet, evenly spaced. Press tops of dough down lightly with the back of a fork. (5) Bake 13-15 minutes, until edges are golden. Let cool slightly on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooling.