How cute are these?? I am a cookie girl, and I had to figure out a peach cookie, so here’ s my best shot! They are deliciously vegan and paleo of course! Enjoy!
Yields 12 cookies
Ingredients for cookies:
2 cups almond flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
¼ cup coconut oil (melted)
¼ cup 100% maple syrup
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 peach, sliced into thin pieces
To make the cookie dough:
In a bowl, mix together the almond flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add the coconut oil and maple syrup. Stir until dough forms. Spoon 1 tablespoon pieces of dough onto a cookie sheet and roll into a ball. Gently press the dough down onto the parchment, and then place one slice of the peach atop each cookie. Spoon the glaze over each cookie, then bake the glazed cookies for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown. Allow to cool 10 minutes.
Ingredients for glaze:
3 tablespoons coconut oil (melted)
3 tablespoons 100% maple syrup
Pinch of cinnamon
Preheat the oven to 350. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
To make the glaze:
Heat coconut oil over low heat, add maple and cinnamon and stir vigorously for about 2 minutes. Using a pastry brush, brush mixture over each cookie.
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Claire Thomas is my partner at Sweet Laurel, and our photographer and creative director! She’s the best!
I love everything about your site!!!!! Thank you for creating this beautiful world!!! I made these cookies and they were a huge success !!! I used plums instead of peaches, because I had 40 plums from a friends tree. I was wondering, maybe I did something wrong because my cookies, when left in tupperware over night, stuck together and the were very fragile. I gently pulled them apart and put them in the fridge. For the future, do I need to keep them in the fridge ?
They are definitely a more fragile cookie. To make in advance, I like to bake them fresh, then put parchment between them and freeze them until an hour so before you plan to serve. xoxoxo
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