Vegetarian Network Austin's Note:
This recipe was featured in our February/March 2010 newsletter. It was submitted by guest author Mary Olivar, Healthy Eating Specialist for the Whole Foods Market flagship store. It was inspired by a recipe by Joel Fuhrman,, M.D., author of Eat for Health. She says that they are easy to make and great for the holidays and suggests using different kinds of preserves for a variety of flavors.
My Private Note
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- 1Soak dates in warm water to cover for 10-15 minutes.
- 2Grind oats in a blender or food processor.
- 3Pour into a bowl and set aside.
- 4Place dates in the food processor with 1/2 cup of soaking liquid and puree.
- 5Add to oats, along with almond butter, coconut, orange zest and juice, and spices.
- 6Knead together until a dough is formed.
- 7Form into balls and press down in middle with thumb.
- 8Place a small amount of preserves in the indentation.
- 9Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
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Nutritional Facts for No-Bake Thumbprint Cookies
Serving Size: 1 (925 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 170.2
- Calories from Fat 99
- Total Fat 11.0 g
- Saturated Fat 1.6 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 79.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
- Sugars 5.8 g
- Protein 4.3 g