With the weather starting to chill and the produce department changing to seasonal produce for fall (pumpkins, cranberries, apples, etc), the holiday mood is upon us - hooray! In fact, I've already made my holiday gift list and I'm ready to shop. I love this time of year; I can't help but do things to get a jump start.
Here is the perfect holiday cookie to help get you in the mood. With every delicious bite you'll think... Holidays!If you're looking for a heart healthy, can't eat just one, EASY, and super satiating cookie recipe that will literally take you only minutes to make, then look no more. This is a terrific dessert recipe to take as a dish to pass at holiday dinners and parties. And, it's one of those great raw food recipes that you can make well in advance of the holidays and store in your freezer. Enjoy :)
Pecan Spice Delight Cookies Yield 3 cups cookie batter
1 1/2 cups pecans (soaked and dehydrated if possible) 1/2 cup unsweetened, shredded dried coconut 1 tablespoon (or more!) Navitas Naturals lucuma powder pinch Himalayan crystal salt 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup raisins 10 dates, pitted
Process all of the ingredients, except for the raisins and dates, in a food processor, fitted with the “S” blade, until coarsely ground. Add the raisins and dates and continue processing until the mixture begins to stick together when pressed between your fingers. Roll and form into desired shapes and sizes.