Friday, May 31, 2013

Orange Cranberry Summer Cookies

Sun-kissed with love. These are too easy not to try out. The perfect deliciously light cookie to curb your summer sweet tooth while also keeping in mind the bikini you'll be sporting later :) If you start now, you can be in dessert heaven within 20 minutes. Let me know what you think!


Ingredients:
Makes 12 cookies (125 calories each)
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes (not shreds)
  • 1/4 cup agave
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 2 teaspoons fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Mix all of your ingredients in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
  3. Place roughly 1 tablespoon scoops of dough on a parchment lined baking sheet. (This should yield 12 cookies)
  4. Pat down each cookie with your palm.
  5. Bake for 11-12 minutes until the edges are lightly brown.
  6. Remove cookies from oven, and allow to cool for 5 minutes, and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy with a refreshing summer drink.

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