Almond Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 24
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1 tablespoons safflower oil for coating baking sheet
2 3/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup date sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup honey
1/2 cup safflower oil
1/4 cup soy margarine -- softened
1 large beaten egg
1 tablespoon almond extract
1 cup whole almonds

Preparation / Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Lightly oil a large baking sheet. 2. In a large bowl combine flour, date sugar, and baking powder. In a separate bowl combine honey, the 1/2 cup safflower oil, margarine, egg, and almond extract until very smooth. 3. Mix contents of 2 bowls to form dough. Roll in small balls about 2 inches in diameter. Press into circles and place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Press an almond into center of each cookie. 4. Bake cookies for 12 minutes, watching carefully as they tend to brown quickly. Remove from cookie sheet and let cool on rack. Makes 24 to 30 cookies.


Nutritional Information:

148 Calories (kcal); 12g Total Fat; (67% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 44mg Sodium

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