Traditional Holiday Cookie Balls
Makes 12-15 balls
1 1/2 cups almond flour
⅛ teaspoon sea salt
⅛ teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons vegan shortening (Spectrum or Nutiva brand)
2 tablespoons honey (or use Classic Monk Fruit Sweetener for a zero calorie, sugar-free option)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 cup organic powdered sugar (or use Powdered Monk Fruit Sweetener for a zero calorie, sugar-free option)
In a food processor combine almond flour, salt and baking soda.
Pulse in shortening, honey (or Classic Monk Fruit sweetener) and vanilla.
Mix in pecans by hand.
Scoop dough out in tablespoons.
Use your hands to form cookies into balls, pressing very firmly.
Place balls on parchment-lined baking sheet.
Bake at 350° for 7-10 minutes.
Remove from oven and allow to cool for 20 minutes.
Dip cookies into organic powdered sugar once cooled (or powdered Monk Fruit Sweetener)
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