When I first discovered this recipe, I thought there was NO WAY these could possibly taste good. After all, whole wheat cookies are usually not the best idea (at least according to my family But I’ve been looking for snacks to keep in the diaper bag for Addison…something other than cheerios and graham crackers (that contain all sorts of horrible stuff). I figured that, yes, these are still cookies, but they at least have all REAL ingredients in them. And I was able to make them in a mini size that’s perfect for my little one.
Check them out. They don’t look bad, huh?
3/4 cup sucanat or brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Cream butter and sugar.
Add egg and vanilla, beat until combined.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Now you have 2 options:
1. Fill a pastry bag with dough and pipe into little tiny piles (about the size of a quarter) on a parchment lined baking sheet.
2. Make your own pastry bag and proceed with above directions. Check it out…
I saw this on Rachel Ray once and always wanted to try it out. It works! Just put the dough in a ziplock bag, cut a tiny snip off the corner, and voila! You have your very own piping apparatus!
Now all I need to do is fill a little tupperware and stick them in my bag. Hooray for snacks!