Potato Power Cookies - easy and delicious


06 November 2020
Potato Power Cookies - easy and delicious

A RECIPE for cookies made with potatoes has found favour with the Laureiburg Exchange in North Carolina.
The cookies are full of nutrient-dense potatoes, almond butter, eggs, and sunflower seeds and are described as "Nutritious, versatile ... a tasty cookie that will still keep you eating well".
The recipe for the cookies, which takes approximately 15 minutes, is below:


1 1/2 cup cooked, mashed Russet potato
1 cup almond butter
2 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/8 teaspoon cloves
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup oat flour
2 teaspoons baking soda

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Preheat oven to 375°F.
Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
Combine mashed potatoes, almond butter and eggs in a large bowl. Mix well.
Add vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, maple syrup, sunflower seeds and dried cranberries. Stir to combine.
Add oat flour and baking soda. Stir once more.
Scoop onto prepared baking sheets, making 24 cookies. Bake at 375°F for 10-12 minutes.

Source: The Laurinburg Exchange