Lentil Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by ellie3763

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Top Review by danlynclark

Yum!! I love these! The ingredients don't list the oats or dried fruit. I added 1 cup of raisins and 1 cup of rolled oats. I also added a handful of flaxseed. And because I knew it would get my husband to eat them, I added 1 cup chocolate chips.

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Directions

  1. In a small pot over medium heat, combine the lentils and the water.
  2. Bring to a simmer, cover, and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes, or until lentils are tender.
  3. Remove from the heat and puree. If using immediately, let cool. The puree may be stored in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days or in the freezer for 2 to 3 months.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and allspice.
  6. In the bowl of a stand-mixer with a whisk attachment, cream together the sugar and butter on medium speed.
  7. Add the egg and mix until just incorporated.
  8. Add the vanilla and lentil puree and mix until combined.
  9. Add the flour mixture and blend on low speed until just combined.
  10. Remove the bowl from the mixer and stir in the oats, dried fruit and coconut.
  11. Form the dough into balls about 2 teaspoons in size and place on a baking sheet with parchment paper, leaving about 1-inch of room in between.
  12. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until an internal temperature of 195 degrees F is reached on an instant-read thermometer.

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