Balance Cookies

26 Ratings
  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • serves 24
Balance Cookies

These protein-packed, gluten-, dairy- and egg-free bites are a perfect reward after a good workout. Courtesy of Anna Olson.

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2 cups brown rice flour

1 cup ground almonds

3 tablespoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon salt

⅓ cup honey

¼ cup vegetable oil

whole almonds, for garnish


1. Preheat oven to 350 °F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.

2. Stir rice flour, ground almonds, sesame seeds, cinnamon and salt to combine. In a separate bowl, whisk honey and vegetable oil, add to rice flour mixture and blend. Scoop tablespoonfuls of dough and shape each into a ball, placing 2 inches apart on prepared baking tray. Press each cookie to flatten and press a whole almond into the center of each. Bake for about 15 minutes, until cookie starts to brown a little on the bottom. Cool on the tray before removing.

3. The cookies will keep for up to 5 days in an airtight container.

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