This is the recipe for the basic cookie - feel free to play around with substitutions. There really isn't a "wrong" way to make this. You could add oats or ground flax if you're low on nuts. Or you could add applesauce if you don't have a sweetener. You get the idea.
1 Cup Nuts - any kind, I most often use raw almonds
4-5 Dates or 1/4 Cup Raisins
1 Tbsp Agave or Coconut Nectar
Any additional ingredients that you like (optional) - I most often use chocolate chips, dried fruit or nut butter
- Use a food processor (I use a Ninja) to grind the nuts down to a powder
- Add in the dates/raisins and the agave/nectar then pulse until everything is blended and the dough easily forms a ball
- Add in any additional ingredients that you like. For the cookies in the picture I added chocolate chips to the cookies and dipped the bottom in more chocolate. It was one of those days where chocolate could do no wrong.
- Form into cookies and store in the refrigerator. They will keep for at least a week - I've never kept them longer than that because they're pretty tasty.