Hey ladies I just wanted to share a couple of my favorite recipes that I bake during the holiday’s. I love love love homemade baked goods. If you asked me my one weakness it wouldn’t be candy, ice cream or cookies in a bag, it would be my homemade sweets. We all need an “indulge myself day” right? Thanksgiving is one of those days for me.

Hope you try one or both of these during this season. One is obviously a little healthier than the other. Sometimes I will find a recipe I like and just tweak the ingredients. I would love to know which one you like best.

PUMPKIN COOKIES

1 can unsweetened pumpkin 1 ½ cups brown rice flour
½ cup butter, melted 1 tsp baking soda
¼ cup agave or honey 1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 T pure vanilla ¼ tsp sea salt
½ cup chopped walnuts
½ cup raisins

Preheat oven to 375. Mix pumpkin, butter, agave and vanilla flavoring in large bowl. In separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, sea salt. Add to pumpkin mixture. Fold in nuts and raisins. Place teaspoonfuls on a nonstick cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cookies stand for five minutes before removing them from the cookie sheet. They will harden as they cool.

8 carbs each

OATMEAL NUT BUTTER COOKIES

Sift together the ingredients below:
2 cups Whole Wheat Flour
½ cup Oats
2 tsp Baking Soda
2 tsp Baking Power (aluminum free)
½ tsp Sea Salt

Mash 2 bananas and add to above mixture

With electric mixer the ingredients below:
2 Eggs
½ cup Brown Sugar
½ cup Raw Honey
1 cup Nut Butter (no sugar added-with nuts is optional)
2 tsp Vanilla
2 sticks Butter (softened)

Then add dry ingredients with bananas slowly

½ bag Natural Chocolate Chips (optional)
1 cup Raisins (optional)

Drop by rounded tablespoons onto prepared cookie sheet
Bake at 350 for 12 minutes or until cookies are golden.

Have a blessed Thanksgiving!

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Kim Anderson

Freedom Weekend Director/Pastor at Bayside Community Church
Bargain shopping with friends, sipping tea and having fun with family are just a few things Kim enjoys. Her deeply felt passion is to empower and encourage women to live life to their potential.

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