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Almond Butter & Millet Shortbread Cookies 

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Description:
These cookies can also be made with any of your favorite nut butter!
Basic grain in Africa and Asia, millet fits perfectly in your diet. Rich in fibres and minerals, this tasty flour is easy to cook and digest. Substitute 1/4 cup millet flour to the same amount of plain flour for your baking (cookies, pancakes, breads, etc). Another great alternative to gluten!
Some health benefits of millet flour are:
Rich in magnesium
Helps your nervous and immune system to work well. Provides healthy bones and teeth.
Rich in Selenium
Helps to better fight infections.
Source of antioxidants
Source of proteins
Contributes to increase good cholesterol.
Source of manganese
Ensure proper functioning of the body involved in a dozen biochemical processes essential.
Source of vitamin B3 (Niacin)
Contributes to the production of energy and for normal growth.
Participates in the formation of DNA.
Very low allergen


Ingredients:
1 cup natural almond butter
¼ cup sunflower oil
¼ cup maple syrup
½ teaspoon vanilla
1 cup Cuisine soleil millet flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder


Directions:
1.Preheat oven to 300ºF
2.Mix almond butter and oil until smooth.
3.Add the maple syrup and the vanilla.
4.In another bowl, sift the flour and add salt.
5.Place the flour in the mixture of almond butter.
6.Bind while avoiding to over mix.
7.Oil your cookie sheet if it is not non-stick or use parchment.
8.Roll dough into small balls or use a spoon to drop the dough on the cookie sheet and mash it with a fork.
9.Bake for 15 minutes, the bottom will be lightly toasted.
10.Cool on plate, otherwise the cookies crumble.


Servings: Yields about 24 biscuits


Special Diet: Gluten Free


Category: Gluten-Free

Submitted By: Cuisine soleil



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