Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cookies
Yields 10-12 3-inch cookies
1/2 cup vegan butter
1/2 cup organic evaporated cane sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup un-bleached all-purpose flour
1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
2 teaspoons ground flax seeds
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup almond milk
2 tablespoons ground Setton Farms pistachios
1 bag (5 oz) Setton Farms Dark Chocolate Pistachios
Preheat oven to 350°.
In a large bowl, cream together vegan butter and sugar, until well mixed. Add vanilla and almond extracts and mix until uniform.
In a separate bowl, combine all purpose flour, whole wheat pastry flour, flax seeds, baking powder and sea salt. Mix until uniform and fold into wet ingredients. Add almond milk and whisk gently to combine.
Scoop about 1/4 cup batter onto baking sheet. Sprinkle each cookie with ground pistachios and place desired amount of Setton Farms Dark Chocolate Covered Pistachios on top of each cookie.
Bake for about 20-22 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a wire cooling rack.
About Dark Chocolate Pistachios
Available in 5oz bags, Dark Chocolate Pistachios provide snackers with the heart healthy benefits of pistachios along with the amazing qualities of antioxidant-rich dark chocolate. Pistachios are chock full of potassium, protein, and fiber, making Dark Chocolate Pistachios an indulgence you can feel good about. Delicious, power-packed and portable, this sweet treat is a must-have item for your pantry, lunch box or office drawer. Price $5.99
· A serving of dark chocolate pistachios 2-3 times a week can help lower your blood pressure and the risk of heart disease.
· Pistachios and cocoa are loaded with nutrients and rich in antioxidants, which can help prevent a variety of chronic diseases and slow the signs of aging.
· Dark chocolate can increase blood flow to the brain and heart, helping to improve cognitive function.
· You can obtain as much dietary fiber from a serving of pistachios as from a 1/2 cup of cooked broccoli.