Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Treats And Sweets~

From Bea's Kitchen~

(Cashews and Coconut Chews)

2/3 cups unsweetened coconut
6 ounces pineapple juice
1 Tbsp sesame tahini
2 Tbsp maple syrup ( optional )
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp powdered stevia extract
1/2 cup coarsely ground raw cashews
Scant 2/3 cups whole wheat pastry flour

Preheat oven to 350*
Oil a cookie sheet

Soak the coconut in the pineapple juice

Cream together the tahini, syrup, vanilla, and Stevia in a mixing bowl
Stir in the soaked coconut and ground cashews
Mix in the flour

Drop the batter by spoonfuls onto an oiled cookie sheet
Leave the drops dome shaped

Bake for 25 minutes

Cool and enjoy~

Yields 16 cookies about 1 and one half " in size.
117 calories per cookie

Tis The Season~

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