Clean Baking Recipe

Date Almond Cookies

with Ginger
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Date Almond Cookies

Date Almond Cookies - Little powerhouses - spicy and fruity at the same time

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Health Score:
8,5 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 5 min.
Ready in
Calories:
125
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

These crunchy cookies do not contain any added sugar! Their sweetness comes solely from fresh dates, which have an impressive amount of potassium and a good portion of B vitamins. 

Instead of almonds, feel free to use walnuts or pumpkin seeds instead. 

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie125 kcal(6 %)
Protein3 g(3 %)
Fat5 g(4 %)
Carbohydrates16 g(11 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3 g(10 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E2.2 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin1.5 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate17 μg(6 %)
Pantothenic acid0.3 mg(5 %)
Biotin3.7 μg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.1 μg(3 %)
Vitamin C1 mg(1 %)
Potassium198 mg(5 %)
Calcium36 mg(4 %)
Magnesium33 mg(11 %)
Iron1.1 mg(7 %)
Iodine1 μg(1 %)
Zinc0.5 mg(6 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.6 g
Uric acid11 mg
Cholesterol28 mg
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Ingredients

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Ingredients
30 fresh Date (about 12 oz.)
4 ounces blanched almonds
2 ounces Millet
½ Organic orange
1 piece fresh ginger
2 eggs
2 ounces Wheat germ
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

2 Small bowls, 1 Bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Whisk, 1 Large knife, 1 Cutting board, 1 Peeler, 1 Parchment paper, 2 Baking sheets, 1 Mini food processor, 1 Mixing bowl, 1 Wire rack

Preparation steps

1.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 1

Pit dates and chop finely.

2.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 2

Coarsely chop the almonds.

3.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 3

Grind millet finely in a mini processor.

4.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 4

Rinse the orange half in hot water and wipe dry. Finely grate zest.

5.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 5

Peel ginger root and finely chop.

6.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 6

Mix dates, almonds, orange zest peel and ginger in a bowl.

7.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 7

Separate the eggs. Beat egg whites and 1 tablespoon cold water with a hand mixer until very stiff. Beat in yolks 1 at a time. 

8.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 8

Gently fold into the date mixture the millet and wheat germ.

9.
Date Almond Cookies preparation step 9

Drop the dough by tablespoons on 2 baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake sheets one at a time on the middle rack of a preheated oven at 300°F until cookies are light brown, 10-15 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack before serving.