Make sure you eat them very close to a plate, as these cookies are so delicate that they crumble at the first bite! Almonds are a great source of vitamins, minerals, protein and antioxidants. They may help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Even though nuts have a high fat content (but the good kind); some studies have suggested that almonds (and other nuts) may help prevent weight gain. This recipe originally called for margarine, but that word is not included in a healthy eating dictionary! I love using pure coconut oil, which really does the trick adding a hint of coconut flavor that tastes even a bit buttery, without any trans fats.
Yields 60 cookies