I LOVE THESE COOKIES! I was a bit skeptical... considering I never like cookies unless they are riddled with chocolate, but these really were great! I ground the flax, and used whole wheat flour. Added a few sliced almonds as well as a bit of almond extract. I only made 1/3 of the recipe this time, thinking 108 cookies would be too many. That was definetly a mistake and next time I will make much more to freeze. Thanks Leslie!!
I finally got around to making these, and DH and I just love them. Think when I bake the other half of the dough I will press an English walnut half into each one before baking as I am confident the flavors will meld well and still be healthy. I coarsely ground the flax seeds. Thanks, Leslie O!
Absolutely Great. Really easy and delicious. There was a TON of dough left over so i just rolled them into three logs and put them in the freeze.
So good! I cut the recipe quite a bit to make only 36 cookies. These are very good and I'll definity make them again. They could use somthing to give them a little spice.
Made these last night instead of dinner since no one wanted to eat! I used my small cookie scoop and made 5 1/2 dozen cookies. They turned out the right size for my crowd. I did need to add a little sprinkle of water to make them hold together a little better. The family loves them the way they are but I think I would decrease the sugar a little or just use use brown sugar to keep them soft. I did use the golden flax and they look just beautiful! Thank you for a great recipe Leslie.
I also made 1/3 of the recipe as well as used wholewheat flour. I found the dough crumbled when I tried to cut 1/4" slices so I just rolled it out and cut it diagonally to form diamond shapes - it yielded almost 4 dozen cookies! Might use a little cinnamon next time! Crisp and nutty - a wonderful "healthy" cookie. Thanks so much for posting!
I made only 1/3 of the recipe (36 cookies) because 108 cookies is just a few too many for only BF and me! These are really tasty- they're crisp and have lots of flax flavor, which gives them an almost cracker-like feel. Like Steve_G said- a nice nutty flavor. I used whole wheat pastry flour instead of all-purpose, substitued Sucanat for the white sugar and used golden flax seeds. I made 2 rolls and have 2 more in the freezer for future use. Thanks for a tasty recipe!
These cookies are delicious! I make them for my family and to take into work at least once a month. People start asking I\'ll be making more if I don\'t make them often enough!
I originally tried this recipe after my doctor recommended adding flaxseed to my son’s diet. My kids (aged 1 ½ and 4) and my husband all love the cookies. It’s difficult to keep them in the cookie jar.