Healthy Christmas tree cookie recipe

Healthy Christmas tree cookie recipe

These healthy Christmas cookies are bursting with flavour and nutritional goodness. They’d go equally well with a glass of eggnog or as a festive party favour. For a unique gift idea, layer all the dry ingredients in a jar, secure with an airtight lid and attach a recipe card.

Makes around 20 cookies.

What you’ll need

  • A Christmas tree cookie cutter (or whatever Christmas‐like shape you desire)
  • Baking tray
  • Baking paper
  • Medium sized mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Electric mixer
  • Rolling pin

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of rolled oats
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup chocolate chips

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper and set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a mixing bowl and set aside.
  3. Combine the almond butter and sugar using your electric mixer until light and fluffy (about 2‐3 minutes). Mix in the almond milk and vanilla extract.
  4. Turn the mixer to low and add in the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined. Then stir in the cranberries, choc chips and oats.
  5. Roll out your dough and use your Christmas cookie cutter to cut out each cookie.
  6. Place on your baking tray and pop in the oven to bake for around ten minutes, or until they are set and golden brown around the edges. Let cool and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from www.twopeasandtheirpod.com