Beet These Festive Cookies!

Beet-utiful Beet Cookies!

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Have you been asked to attend a holiday cookie exchange or just want to change up the fattening offerings sitting at the office this time of year? Try these unusual, but tasty, beet cookies! Simply peel, steam, and puree fresh beets for a nutrient-packed cookie ingredient. No food coloring necessary!

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar or sugar substitute for baking
  • 60 grams pureed beets (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 T canola or coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

Combine all dry ingredients and stir. Make a well in the center and add beets, vanilla, and oil. Mix to combine. Stir in chocolate chips, if using.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 min at 350.


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