Bariatric Diet Star Cookies

*Recipe submitted by Orlando, FL Lap-Band patient, Jaime S.

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups blanched almond flour
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 5 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon
  2. In a smaller bowl, mix together coconut oil, agave and vanilla
  3. Mix wet ingredients into dry, then chill dough in refrigerator for 1 hour
  4. Roll out dough between 2 pieces of parchment paper until ¼ inch thick
  5. Remove top piece of parchment paper and dust dough with almond flour
  6. Cut out cookies with a small star cutter
  7. Using a metal spatula, place stars on a parchment lined baking sheet
  8. Bake at 350° until lightly browned around the edges, 5-8 minutes
  9. Sprinkle a little cinnamon or festive sprinkles on top!

Makes 32 cookies to share

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Dr. Shillingford is a board certified surgeon who specializes in bariatric or weight loss surgery including the Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve), Gastric Bypass, and Lap-Band procedures. His patients come from across the state of Florida including Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee. To learn more about Dr. Shillingford’s integrative weight loss surgeries and all-inclusive fees please call his office in Boca Raton, Florida at (561) 483-8840.

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