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The Daily Beet

06 Dec The Big Cookie Post

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Two commercials and a holiday movie reminded me about the plate of cookies, glass of almond milk and the carrots we put out for Santa and his reindeer.  A holiday party with plates and plates of cookies did too.  I don’t bake much, as I am apt to eat the whole batch of cookies – all by myself 🙂

This is the time of year that I make a few batches of sweet treats though, as there are always friends or family around to share them with.  If you have been looking for some plant-strong options this year, you’ve come to the right place!  We hope that you find a new family favorite among the recipes here.

Thanks to all of the bloggers, recipe lab scientists and creative folk who have created these gems!

Our favorite cookie is from our book, Plant-Strong: Discover the World’s Healthiest Diet – Banana Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

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http://engine2diet.com/recipe/banana-oatmeal-peanut-butter/


 

Susan Voisin from Fat Free Vegan came up with the most amazing fig bars:

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http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2009/12/skinny-figgy-bars.html


 

Cathy Fisher, from Straight Up Food really nailed the perfect plant-strong oatmeal cookie!

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http://www.straightupfood.com/blog/2015/10/14/oatmeal-raisin-cookies/


 

One of our favorite cookies to make are the Soft Molasses Cookies from Lindsay Nixon at Happy Herbivore.

 

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http://happyherbivore.com/recipe/soft-molasses-cookies/


 

Looking for fudge or brownies? Amanda at Rawmanda has the perfect solution!

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http://rawmanda.com/nut-free-fudge-brownie-bites/


 

Dreena Burton gives us a nutty entry that is versatile for add-ins like chocolate chips!

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http://plantpoweredkitchen.com/pecan-date-nibblers-with-dreena-daughters-video/


 

Angela Liddon at Oh She Glows makes a great cookie for the road – the Happy Trails Adventure Cookie:

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http://ohsheglows.com/2012/06/20/happy-trails-adventure-cookies/


 

Fran Costigan knows chocolate.  Her Bittersweet Cashew Cream Truffle Squares are incredible!

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http://www.chicvegan.com/recipe-bittersweet-cashew-cream-truffle-squares/


 

Looking for lemon? Darshana Thacker from Forks Over Knives has the answer!

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http://www.forksoverknives.com/recipes/chewy-lemon-oatmeal-cookies/


 

Remember to share the plant-strong love! A few cookies won’t hurt 🙂

Happy Holidays from Engine 2!

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