Almond Butter Blossom Cookies Recipe

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Simple, sweet, and sophisticated. These Almond Butter Blossom Cookies are chocolate topped and perfectly shareable. Each Almond Butter Blossom Cookie has 20% fewer calories* and 72% less sugar*

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serving size: 1 Cookie

Calories: 120 Calories

Ingredients

*Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg.

Directions

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • 2.

    In a medium bowl mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt and set aside.

  • 3.

    In a large bowl combine the butter and almond butter. Mix on medium-high speed until smooth and combined about 2 minutes.

  • 4.

    Scrape down the sides of the bowl.

  • 5.

    Add the Truvía® Sweet Complete® Granulated and Truvía® Sweet Complete® Brown and mix until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

  • 6.

    Add the egg and almond extract and beat for 2 more minutes.

  • 7.

    Adjust the speed to low and add the flour in two batches, mixing until just incorporated.

  • 8.

    Add applesauce, dough should come together.

  • 9.

    Scoop out a tablespoons of cookie dough, roll into balls and then place the balls about 2 inches apart on the lined baking sheets. Should get 24 balls.**

  • 10.

    Lightly flatten balls with palm of hand into a disk shape and then with your thumb make a round indentation in center of each.

  • 11.

    Bake 12-15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.

  • 12.

    Remove from oven and immediately press 1 milk chocolate candy in center of each cookie. Candy will melt slowly.

  • 13.

    Remove cookies from sheets to a cooling rack.

  • 14.

    Once cool, store cookies in a sealed container.

Each serving has 120 calories and 3 grams of sugar per serving compared to the sugar-sweetened version which has 150 calories and 11 grams of sugar.

**If you want to bake later, freeze dough in a sealed container. When you are ready to bake, place frozen balls on cookie sheet, hold at room temperature for 1 hour, press down and bake.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 170mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 2g
Erythritol 7g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 4% DV
Potassium 0% DV
Almond Butter Blossom Cookies is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it I tried the cookie recipe and delicious best I ever had. I have been through radiation therapy since then lost my taste buds.but I'm slowly getting the taste back and this was so delicious. Thank you (throat cancer survivor)
Date published: 2019-12-08
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