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Apricot Almond Cookies

Apricot Almond Cookies step-by-step recipe |
"Healthy vegan cookies made with dried apricots, almond nuts, sunflower seeds and desiccated coconut! Yum! Gluten-free and refined-sugar free! What a fabulous way to satisfy your sweet tooth!"

Ingredients Serves 5

  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 3 tbsp rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp (+20) almonds
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 2 tbsp almond or peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp agave or maple syrup


  1. Place 1/2 cup desiccated coconut and 2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds into a blender and process until powder-like consistency. Transfer the mixture to a bowl.

    Apricot Almond Cookies
  2. Next, process 2 tablespoons of raw almonds and 3 tablespoons of rolled oats. Then, transfer to the same bowl.

    Apricot Almond Cookies
  3. As a third step, process 1 cup of dried apricots with 5-6 soft dates. If the figs are hard, you can soak them before blending for 10 minutes.
    When done blending, transfer to the same bowl with the other ingredients.

    Apricot Almond Cookies
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, 1 tablespoon of agave or maple syrup, mix well.

    Apricot Almond Cookies
  5. Knead the mixture with your hands to evenly distribute the ingredients. Shape a ball.

    Apricot Almond Cookies
  6. Divide the ball into 4 equal parts, and then form about 5 walnut-size balls from each part. So, the outcome should be about 20 cookies. Flatten each ball with your palms, place the cookies into a lined baking tray. Place one almond on top of each cookie.

    Apricot Almond Cookies
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 210F/100C degrees.
    Let the cookies cool before removing them from the sheet.

    Apricot Almond Cookies

This recipe is from lovely Secret Squirrel.

Author: vegelicacy

Posted on: 31 March 2015

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Diet type: vegan
Category: dessert
Difficulty: easy
You will also need: Blender

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