Almond-Sesame CookiesMy family loves cookies, they are by far the most requested dessert in our house. But there are times you want to enjoy a treat without all the sugar and gluten. As much as we love sweets sometimes your body just needs a break!
Enjoy this guilt free treat with a steaming cup of your favorite blend of Mission Arabica coffee. These cookies are Gluten Free, Paleo and if these names scare you…. just plain yummy.

Almond-Sesame Cookies

Almond-Sesame Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup almond flour (aka almond meal)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1/3 cup pecans - chopped
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine Almond flour, salt and baking soda in a medium sized bowl and stir to combine.
  3. To the same bowl, add the honey, almond butter, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and almond extract and mix well.
  4. Chop pecans and add to batter. Stir until well combined.
  5. Pour sesame seeds into a small bowl. Using a teaspoon, scoop out a small portion of dough and roll between your hands to form a 3/4 inch ball (approx).
  6. Roll the ball in sesame seeds to coat and place on a parchment or silicone lined baking pan. - Repeat, keeping about 1 1/2 -2 inches of space between the cookies on the baking pan, until all the cookies are formed.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Let cool on baking pan two minutes, then remove to wire rack and cool completely. Enjoy!
  9. ****We have also made these using peanut butter and adding mini chocolate chips instead of the pecans... also really yummy. This recipe is adapted from elanaspantry.com
https://www.missionarabica.com/almond-sesame-cookies/

Carolyn Ackerman is a wife, mother of 3 and food enthusiast. Her passion for cooking and baking began at the age of 6 when she started making bread for her family. Throughout her life she has expanded her love for food and has even authored best selling recipes for their family business. She also loves coffee and is excited to be supporting Mission Arabica through her culinary passions.

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