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Take a Bite: Almond Cherry Cookies Recipe

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March 23, 2012

Cherries and almonds are both amazing foods, chock full of nutrients and benefits. So why not put these super foods together in a cookie recipe? Together cherries and almonds have a wealth of benefits:

  • Good for the brain
  • Good for blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Good during pregnancy
  • Prevent cancer
  • Help fight heart disease
  • Good for skin
  • Boost energy
  • Full of vitamins
  • Helps with diabetes
  • Helps with constipation
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Helps with sleep
  • Helps with joint inflammation
  • Are antioxidants
Wow! With all of that, how could you not try out this recipe? Whip up a batch and feel good when dishing out these almond cherry cookies to your loved ones.


  • 2 1/2 cups of almond meal/flour (ground almonds)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 stick of organic salted butter
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs with omega-3
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup of dried cherries


  1. Preheat your oven to 375.
  2. Place almond meal, baking powder, butter, sugar, vanilla and eggs in a bowl and mix together.
  3. Give your dried cherries a rough chop.
  4. Put cherries and chips in bowl and fold into batter.
  5. Using two spoons place a ball of batter on a greased baking sheet.  I place 6 on each sheet as they really spread out.
  6. Flatten each ball slightly so it is more of an even disk.
  7. Place in oven for 7 to 10 minutes.
This recipe is good for anyone with the following allergies:
  • Green: Shellfish
  • Pink: Gluten
  • Blue: Soy
  • Purple: Milk
  • Orange: Fish

Note: Each of my recipes is color coded for allergies.  In my quest to feed my family natural, easy foods I have found I am a source for many families with allergies. Color Your Allergy is a simple way I have created to navigate the recipes in my website. These are based on the mixes and brands I use.  Always read the label of the products you are buying to make sure it does not have any of the foods you are allergic.

When you go through my recipes look for the color and find recipes that work for your family.  And remember the Healthy Mom basic is to always stay away from as many pesticides and preservatives as possible. Enjoy and Eat Healthy.

  • Green: Shellfish
  • Pink: Gluten
  • Yellow: Nuts
  • Blue: Soy
  • Purple: Milk
  • Red: Eggs
  • Orange: Fish

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