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Gluten-Free Almond Crispies

 Gluten-Free Almond Crispies
“Here’s a wonderful treat everyone in the family can enjoy.” Ideal with milk or tea, these cookies have cinnamon and maple in every crunchy bite.—Jean Ecos, Hartland, Wisconsin
36 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./ batch

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat the syrup, oil, water and extract until well
  • blended. Combine the flours, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and
  • salt; gradually beat into syrup mixture until blended. Stir in
  • almonds.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto parchment paper-lined baking
  • sheets; flatten slightly. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or
  • until bottoms are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing
  • from pans to wire racks. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 54 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 18 mg sodium,

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Gluten-Free Almond Crispies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.