Cool-jams Almond Butter Cookies

I crave sweets, but want them to be healthy. Here is a delicious yet healthy cookie recipe packed with nutrition to enjoy! 

Cool-jams Almond Butter Cookie

 Ingredients 1/2 cup pitted dried Medjool dates, stems removed, 1 1/2 cups whole raw almonds, 1/4 cup almond butter, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, 1/4 teaspoon almond extract, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup dried cherries,1/2 cup rolled oats


1. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Blend first 6 ingredients (through cinnamon) in a food processor until smooth. If necessary, add water 1 tsp. at a time until mixture holds together. Pulse in cherries and oats.

2. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; place on baking sheet. Flatten slightly. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Store between sheets of waxed paper or parchment in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.