Mexican Avocado & Walnut Cookies

Desserts

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Avocado & Walnut Cookies
Amount Per Serving 24
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber < 1g 3%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 2g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 65mg 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Whip up a batch of these treats easily by using ripe avocados as part of your baking repertoire! Made with flour, butter, walnuts and vanilla, the simple ingredients in these cookies will make them a staple in your home.

Ingredients

  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 ea. eggs
  • 1 ea. Avocados From Mexico, mashed
  • 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c. butter, softened
  • 1/4 c. walnuts (or pecans), chopped
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • Confectioners' sugar or sprinkles, to garnish to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt. Cream together with avocado and butter with a wooden spoon or potato masher. Mix together until there are no visible big chunks of avocado or butter.
  3. Crack eggs into mixture and whisk until well combined.
  4. Mix walnuts into dough mixture until combined. Roll dough into small balls 1/2 to 1-inch thick. If desired, coat in powdered sugar or colored sprinkles.
  5. Bake in the oven for approximately 15 minutes or until the bottom of the cookies are slightly browned. Cool on a rack for 10 to 15 minutes and serve.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Avocado & Walnut Cookies
Amount Per Serving 24
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber < 1g 3%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 2g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 65mg 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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