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Amaranth cookies

  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Amaranth cookies


  • In a mixer, beat the egg, the sugar, and the melted butter with the whisk attachment at medium speed, for 2-3 minutes, until fluffy.
  • In a bowl add the amaranth, the flour, the cocoa powder, and mix with a spoon. 
  • Lower the mixer’s speed and add the dry ingredients.
  • Keep beating for a few seconds, until the two mixtures are homogenized. 
  • Remove the bowl from the mixer, wrap the dough in plastic wrap, and refrigerate it for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350° F) set to fan and line a large baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Shape the dough into 30 g balls, making about 10-12 cookies.
  • Transfer the cookies to the baking pan and press them lightly with your hands. 
  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes. 
  • Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on a rack, for about 20 minutes. 
  • Serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
8 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
10 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
19 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
8 %


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.

Sugars (g)
8 %


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.

Protein (g)
8 %


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.

Fibre (g)
10 %


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.

Sodium (g)
1 %


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

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