Try this mouthwatering almond cookie recipe and if you're feeling adventurous, add in some dried fruit, whole nuts, seeds or choc chips to mix up the flavour. 

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

Serves: 10 cookies (1-2 per serve)

Ingredients: 

  • Ground almonds - 200g (2 cups)
  • Maple syrup - 5 tablespoons
  • Baking powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Vanilla essence - 2 teaspoons

Methods:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 175°C. Line a large baking tray with greaseproof paper
  2. Combine ground almonds and baking powder
  3. Add vanilla essence to maple syrup and then add to almond mix; stir with a wooden spoon until well combined
  4. Place tablespoon of mix per cookie onto baking tray and press down to flatten slightly
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 12 minutes
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool

Storage: Once cooled completely, store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.