Honey Cookies

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These old- fashioned cookies have been around for more than a century. They’re made with simple and healthy ingredients such as raw honey and extra virgin olive oil. The cookies are usually hard right after baking, but if left without refrigeration for few days, they will become melt-in-your- mouth soft.

1 c. raw honey

1 c. extra virgin olive oil

6 egg yolks

1 lemon ( zest & juice)

1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 tsp. nutmeg

1/3 tsp. baking soda

1/3 tsp. baking powder

1 c. sunflower seeds (or your favorite nuts)

3 1/2 c. all-purpose flour

Make dough by adding ingredients as listed, then allow dough to rest for 15 -20 minutes. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper, and using rounded tablespoons, spoon dough onto cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

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Coconut Macaroons

If you are looking for the best coconut cookie, you just found it!


1 stick unsalted butter

1 can ( 14 oz.) condensed milk

5 cups sweetened coconut flakes

1 cup sliced almonds

2 tablespoons real vanilla

1/2 cup wheat flour

3 egg whites

Pinch of salt

Just follow the instructions! 

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Apricot Ginger – Peanut Butter Cookies (with Flax Seed)

This recipe is rich in protein, fiber, and nutrients … wonderful for you and your kids!

Using separate dishes, allow your kids to practice breaking the eggs and separating the yokes, while you combine the other ingredients. (Stainless steel yoke separators are available at most grocery stores.)  When ready, the kids can pour the eggs into your bowl and help stir the dough. They will have so much fun!

2 sticks unsalted butter (room temperature)
6 egg yolks
1 cup brown sugar ( or raw sugar)
1 cup all natural peanut butter
1 cup all natural apricot jam
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tsp. all natural vanilla
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
3 tbsp. ground flax seed
2 cups all purpose flour

Mix ingredients as listed. When dough is ready, allow it to cool for about 2 hours before baking it at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes.

Peach and peanut butter cookies

Whole Wheat Waffle Cookies

I recreated an old recipe using whole wheat flour, and it worked wonderfully! For easy directions, just follow our instructional video.


2 sticks butter (1 cup)

1 cup raw sugar

3 whole eggs

1 Tbsp. real vanilla

3/4 tsp. baking powder

1 cup milk

4 cups whole wheat flour

Bake in a waffle maker until they are nice and brown, and the dough is well-cooked.

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Vanilla Snowflakes – Whole Wheat

These cookies are a traditional Serbian treat often served during holidays. The recipe is my personal twist to this classic.
4 sticks unsalted butter (2 cups)
1 cup powdered sugar
Juice of 1 lemon plus zest
4 Tbsp. real vanilla
2 cups ground walnuts
1 cup whole wheat flour
2+ cups white flour
1 1/2 cups peach jam
Pinch of salt
Additional 1 cup powdered sugar (optional)
Whip (room temperature) butter; add sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla, salt and walnuts. Mix well before adding flour. Form semi-hard dough and let cool in fridge for 1 hour. Spread the cooled dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut out small circles approx. 1-1/4 inches in diameter. Bake at 360 degrees for about 10 minutes and let cool. Make sandwiches by spreading peach jam on one side of the cookie and adding another cookie on top. Roll “sandwiches” in additional powdered sugar and serve!
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Marko’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

One day my son Marko, who was eight years old at the time, asked for chocolate chip cookies, and suggested that we create our own recipe. So we did!
  2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
 1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 Tbsp. real vanilla
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips (dark chocolate)
2 cups all-purpose flour
There are a few tips to making these cookies really delicious: First,  whip the butter well before adding the rest of the ingredients. Then when the dough is made, refrigerate it  for 1-2 hours or until firm. Finally, be sure you preheat the oven to 350 degrees before baking the cold cookie dough. This will ensure moist and soft cookies.
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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

When baking cookies for my kids,  I make sure they provide more than good taste. I like to create recipes that are all-natural, rich in protein and fiber while keeping the preparation process simple and fast. This recipe incorporates all of this!
2 sticks unsalted butter
1 cup raw sugar
1/2 cup roasted almond butter
2 eggs
1 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
1 Tbsp. real vanilla
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 cups flour
Start by whipping room temperature butter with sugar. Add almond butter, eggs, and vanilla, and mix for an  additional 3-4 minutes. Add chocolate chips, baking soda, baking powder, and flour. For best results, allow cookie dough to cool in fridge for about 2 hours before baking. Makes 25-30 cookies.
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Orange/Ginger Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are not only all natural and rich in protein and fiber, but also very tasty! And with the  orange zest and ginger, the aroma while baking is wonderful!
Easy to make … approved by both mom and kids!
1/2 c. peanut butter ( I used creamy, all natural Kirkland brand)
1/2 cup raw sugar

1 stick real butter, unsalted

2 eggs

1 Tbsp. real vanilla

1/4 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. ground ginger
Zest of 1/2 orange
1/2 c. whole wheat flour
Zest of 1/2 orange
1/2 c. whole wheat flour
1 c. whole flour
Directions: Start by mixing room temperature butter; add sugar, peanut butter, and eggs. Add vanilla, ginger, baking powder, orange zest and flour. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. I trust you will like them!
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