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Cherry-Walnut Almond Flour Cookies

Guest post by Tina Haupert, author of the blog Carrots ‘N’ Cake.

Ingredients: (Makes 12 cookies)
1 1/2 cups almond flour
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup dried cherries
1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Directions:
Preheat oven to 375*F.
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well until batter is blended evenly.
Roll batter into 1-inch balls and place on a greased baking sheet.
Bake cookies for approximately 12-15 minutes.
Remove cookies from baking sheet and allow to cool on wire rack.
Eat and enjoy!

About the Author:  For more than four years, Tina has shared her life through journaling her daily meals and workouts on her blog, Carrots ‘N’ Cake. Each day, she strives to find the right balance without losing out on fun or good taste. Tina also writes a weekly feature for Health.com and blogs for a nutritional rating company called NuVal. Her first book, Carrots ‘N’ Cake: Healthy Living One Cupcake at a Time, was published in May 2011.

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