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Almond Butter Cookies

Almond Butter Cookies

Method

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder.
  • In a food processor, add the granulated sugar and brown sugar. Beat until combined.
  • Add 1 ½ teaspoons maple syrup and beat for 15 seconds.
  • In a mixer, beat the butter for about 2 minutes with the paddle attachment on medium to high speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add the sugar mixture in 3 batches and beat for about 3 minutes, until the color starts to change.
  • Add the egg, the 75 g of maple syrup and vanilla extract. Beat just to combine.
  • Lower mixer’s speed and add the flour in 3 batches.
  • Add the pecans and stir to distribute.
  • Wrap the cookie dough in plastic and create a roll that is 20 cm in length.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours to chill so that it can be cut into pieces.
  • Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
  • When cookie dough is ready, use a serrated knife to cut the cookie dough into slices that are 1 cm thick.
  • Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper and add the slices of dough.
  • Bake for 18 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool.

For the almond butter

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Spread the almonds on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow them to cool for 2-3 minutes. You don’t want them to cool completely.
  • Transfer to a food processor and beat for about 10 minutes, until they break down completely and become smooth and creamy like butter.
  • Spread the almond butter over half of the cookies and cover with the remaining cookies.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

607
Calories (kcal)
30 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

39.0
Total Fat (g)
56 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

11.6
Saturated Fat (g)
58 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

52.0
Total Carbs (g)
20 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

26.8
Sugars (g)
30 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

9.4
Protein (g)
19 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.6
Fibre (g)
18 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.32
Sodium (g)
5 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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