|Sprouted Flax and Raisin Cookies
|photo by recipe author
Servings: 20 cookies
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
- 1 cup sprouted flax meal
- 1 cup tapioca flour
- 1/4 cup coconut flour
- 1/2 cup whole cane sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 tablespoon Ceylon cinnamon
- 1/2 cup butter or ghee, melted
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs
- 1.5 cups raisins
Preheat oven to 375° degrees.
In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add in the wet ingredients and mix until well combined. Fold in the raisins.
Use a regular size cookie scoop to place batter on a greased cookie sheet. Flatten the balls slightly.
Bake about 12 minutes.
Cool cookies on a cooling rack; serve with your favorite milk beverage.
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