Gluten-Free Cookie: Almond Crisps | Fit Pregnancy

Gluten-Free Cookie: Almond Crisps

Looking for a healthy snack during pregnancy? Look no further. The nuts in this cookie help foster your baby's bone development.

Gluten-Free Cookie: Almond Crisps
This Recipe:
Skill Level
Beginner
Serves
20
Start to Finish
30 min
Prep
15 min.
Cook
15 min.
Ingredients:

3 large egg whites, at room temperature
½ cup superfine sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3 cups (12 ounces) sliced almonds with skins, lightly toasted

Directions:

1. Position racks in the center and top third of oven and preheat to 350° F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2. Whisk egg whites in a medium bowl until foamy, then mix in sugar and vanilla. Gently fold almonds into mixture.

3. Place a 2½–inch round cookie cutter on top of prepared baking sheet. Fill with 2 tablespoons of almond mixture and press down to flatten. Remove cutter and shape remaining crisps, spacing them 1 inch apart.

4. Bake for 8 minutes, then switch the trays’ positions and cook for 5 minutes more or until golden. Remove from oven and cool cookies on a wire rack.

Per cookie: 151 calories, 5 g protein, 8 g carbohydrates, 11 g fat (0.8 g saturated fat), 60 mg calcium, 1 mg iron, 2 g fiber, 10 mg sodium

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