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Published on February 10, 2016

Cranberry Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Bake a sweet treat and show your heart some love. Cottage Health Clinical Dietitian Stacey Bailey shares this favorite recipe that contains several heart healthy ingredients: Walnuts and almonds can help reduce low-density lipoprotein (known as LDL or “bad cholesterol), and cranberries and dark chocolate are high in antioxidants.

  • 2 ½ cups blanched almond flour
  • ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup grapeseed oil or coconut oil
  • ½ cup agave nectar or honey
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted
  • ½ cup chocolate chunks or dark chocolate chips
  1. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt and baking soda
  2. In a smaller bowl, combine oil, agave and vanilla
  3. Stir wet ingredients into dry
  4. Mix in cranberries, walnuts and chocolate drops
  5. Form dough into 1-inch balls and press onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet
  6. Bake at 350° for 7-10 minutes
  7. Cool and serve

Makes 36 cookies

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