Yes, Virginia, there is a Paleo Christmas cookie. This recipe for Christmas cookies is Paleo-friendly, made with almond flour and honey. If you are sensitive to gluten, grains or dairy, you can eat these cookies.
Paleo Christmas Cookie Recipe
Makes: 24 cookies
Almond flour (2 1/2 cups) – where to buy almond flour — or make your own by grinding soaked and dehydrated almonds
Sea salt (1/4 tsp) – where to buy sea salt
Almonds, toasted and chopped — previously soaked and dehydrated (1 cup)
Honey (5 TBS) – where to buy honey
Butter or ghee, unsalted, organic, from grass-fed cows if possible, or coconut oil, melted (1/2 cup) — where to buy grass-fed butter; where to buy ghee; where to buy coconut oil
Vanilla extract, organic (1 TBS) – where to buy organic vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, sea salt, and toasted, chopped almonds.
3. In a smaller bowl, mix together the honey, melted butter and vanilla.
4. Combine the wet ingredients with the dry.
5. Tear off a large piece of parchment paper. Set it on the counter and place the cookie dough in the center. Form the dough into a large log about 2 1/2 inches in diameter.
6. Wrap the log with the parchment paper and place in the freezer for one hour, or until firm.
7. Remove from the freezer and unwrap. Cut into 1/8 inch thick slices.
8. Line a cookie sheet with another sheet of parchment paper or use a Silpat. Place the cookie slices on the cookie sheet. Do not overcrowd.
9. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes in the oven or until lightly golden.
10. Cool before enjoying. Store cookies in an airtight container.
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