My quest for finding and making healthier Christmas cookies continues. These almond flour biscotti are my new obsession. While researching different recipes that were white flour free, I came across this one on www.powerhungry.com. I made a few tweaks to make it my own and I think you will enjoy.
Traditional peanut butter balls call for 4 cups of powdered sugar but I found one that contains no, yep, no sugar. Often times when I search and try recipes, the gorgeous photos online and my end product are quite different. However, this peanut butter ball recipe does not disappoint. My family, in particular my picky-eater son, did not notice a difference and they satisfy your sweet craving with just one.
Almond Flour Biscotti
1 3/4 cup of almond flour
1/4 cup of coconut or brown sugar
2 tablespoons arrowroot
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon of almond extract
3 tablespoons of water
1/2 cup of low sugar dried cranberries
1 cup of dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
Heat oven to 350. In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, arrowroot, baking powder, and almond extract. Add water. Once dough starts to form add cranberries. Place dough on a parchment lined baking sheet and shape into to a 11 x 3 in log. Bake for approximately 20-23 minutes.
Refrigerate for 1 hour and then slice log into 1/2 in slices. Bake slices at 250 for 20 minutes, flip and bake for another 20 minutes. Shut oven off and allow biscotti to remain in oven for 1-2 hour or until dry.
To get the Peanut Butter Ball recipe visit https://detoxinista.com/healthier-peanut-butter-balls. Enjoy!!