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Walnut-maple cookies

Jerry Stratton, December 13, 1998

Ground sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, and maple syrup make these cookies very rich and sweet.

Servings: 10
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tblsp brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup ground sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsps ground sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup unbleached white flour
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup “white chocolate” chips

Steps

  1. Cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Beat the egg, brown sugar, and syrup into the butter.
  3. Grind the sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and oil. Beat into the butter.
  4. Mix in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Add the walnuts and chocolate chips.
  6. Shape into small 1/2 to 1 inch balls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes.

Serve with milk or ice cream.

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