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Banana Oat “Monster” Cookies

Ingredients: 3 very ripe bananas (the browner, the better) 1/3 cup (90 g) applesauce 2 cups (160 g) oats, uncooked 1/4 cup almond milk* 1/4 cup (40 g) raisins 2 Tblsp (28 g) dark chocolate mini chips 1 tsp vanilla … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Ingredients: 1 cup vanilla unsweetened almond milk, chilled* 3 Tablespoons (45 g/1.5 oz) chia seeds 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract 2 Tablespoons (10 g) cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon agave nectar 2 packets Splenda (or other no-calorie sweetener of your choice)* Instructions: … Continue reading

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Baklava

Ingredients: 1 half-pound package of phyllo dough (or half of a pound package) 3.5 cups chopped walnuts, pecans, and/or almonds 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1-and-1/2 sticks melted margarine, divided 1 cup honey 1 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla … Continue reading

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Chocolate Muffin Tops

Ingredients: 1 ¾ cup (210 g) whole wheat flour ¾ cup (60 g) unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup (200 g) sugar ½ tsp cream of tartar 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt ¼ … Continue reading

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Frosted Cutout Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: For the cookies: 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 cup shortening 2 eggs (at room temperature) 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon water Flour for dusting For the … Continue reading

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Spritz (Swedish sugar cookies)

Ingredients: 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature or slightly melted 2 cups sugar 4 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract* 2 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream 5 cups all-purpose flour Optional: Decorating sugars of your choice Instructions: Preheat … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Biscotti

Ingredients: 2 cups (10 oz) unbleached all purpose flour 1.5 cups (7.5 oz) whole wheat flour 1/3 cup (2.5 oz) granulated (white) sugar 1/3 cup (2.25 oz) loosely packed brown sugar 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1 cup … Continue reading

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