Whole-Grain Cutter Cookies

Whole-Grain Cutter Cookies

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  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1 1/2 cups barley flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup ground dates
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Blend flours and baking powder in a small bowl. In a large bowl, beat butter and dates at medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add the flour and baking powder mixture and mix.

Divide dough into three parts. Wrap each part in plastic and refrigerate for 3 hours. Preheat oven to 350° F. On a floured surface, roll 1/3 of the dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters. Place on greased cookie sheets and bake for 6 to 8 minutes.

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