Fall Burst Cookies (aka Orange Fig Cookies)

Experimented with these cookies, and they came out well. Very fall. They almost even tasted like Fig Newtons, actually!

Fall Burst Cookies

* 3 cups blanched almond flour

* 3/4 teaspoon baking soda

* 1/2 teaspoon celtic sea salt

* 6 Tbsp butter, softened

* 3/4 cup coconut palm sugar

* 2 large eggs

* 1.5 tsp vanilla extract

* 1.5 tsp almond extract

* Zest from one orange (split)

* 1 cup (approximately) dried figs, chopped

Frosting:

* 12-14oz coconut cream

* Juice from zested orange

* 1/2 of the orange zest

* 1 tsp vanilla extract 

* 1 Tbsp coconut sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
Prep your cookie sheets. 
Whisk together frosting ingredients and put in refrigerator. 
Combine dry cookie ingredients in one mixing bowl, and wet ingredients in another, larger bowl. 
Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. 
Mix thoroughly. 
Use a Tbsp to drop cookies on the cookie sheet. 

  
Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool thoroughly before frosting. 
Drizzle or spread frosting, depending on its consisency. 

  
Enjoy!

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aliwentpaleo

My name is Ali. I love food and cooking, but I am also incredibly busy. I'm a Certified Personal Trainer, as well as a Doctoral Candidate in the History Department at USC. Follow me if you'd like some of my paleo culinary creations! All recipes property of Alicia Gutierrez-Romine

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