Fig Smushed-Anise-Almond Cookies

Recipe by Chef #443840
READY IN: 39mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 24 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350. Grease two baking sheets.
  • Beat flaxseed vigorously with soy milk until frothy.
  • Add sugar and oil and beat until emulsified.
  • Mix in vanilla and anise extracts.
  • Add 1 cup of flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • Add remaining flour. fold in almonds.
  • Loosely roll into golf-ball size balls and flatten to 2-inch diameter. Place on cookie sheet.
  • Gently but firmly smush half a fig cut-side down into center of each cookie.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes until fig is soft and bottom of cookie is golden brown. Tops won't brown much.
  • remove from oven, cool 5 minutes, and transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.