Eat Healthy

The simple ingredient list and even simpler execution – no bake! – make these sugarplums a festive treat to enjoy all season.

One bite and you’ll have visions of these holiday cookies dancing in your head. 



Serves 12



4 ounces dried figs

1/3 cup almonds, halved and toasted

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup honey

1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

1/8 cup unsweetened shredded coconut



1. Combine figs, almonds, cocoa powder and cinnamon in a food processor and pulse until the figs and almonds are the size of peppercorns.

2. Add the honey, orange zest and almond extract and pulse 3-4 more times, until just mixed in.

3. Spread the shredded coconut into a shallow dish.

4. Form the mixture into 1-inch balls and roll in the shredded coconut. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Nutritional information per serving (1 cookie):

Calories: 70; Carbohydrates: 13.4g; Protein: 1.2g; Total Fat: 6.5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sodium: 2mg



Published on: December 3, 2017