The warming, herbal flavor of green cardamom pairs wonderfully with walnuts in these delectable cookies. This unique cookie features a warm flavor profile and accentuates the citrus notes of cardamom with the addition of lemon zest.
Green Cardamom Walnut Cookies
Creaming the butter, sugar, cardamom and lemon zest together creates a stronger citrus aroma and cardamom essence. Agave syrup lends a subtle sweetness that is not overpowering, even for breakfast. As the cookies bake and the walnuts begin to toast, your kitchen will be filled with an irresistible, glorious aroma.
1 cup butter, softened
¾ cup white sugar
¼ cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons agave syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon, organic cardamom powder
¾ tablespoons lemon zest
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking powder
2 cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup walnuts, chopped
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
Cream butter with white sugar, powdered sugar, agave, lemon zest, salt and organic cardamom powder until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Add the remaining dry ingredients and vanilla. Mix on low until all ingredients are incorporated.
Portion cookies, about 2 ounces each, rolling into balls.
Place each cookie on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and slightly flatten them with the palm of your hand
Bake for about 10-15 minutes or until the edges are firm.
Light with crispy edges, this flavorful cookie is delicious with tea any time of day. This spiced cardamom walnut cookie is a treat, especially during colder months when you need a little extra warmth.
Calories 1974, Fat 121.1 grams, Saturated Fat 60.1 grams, Cholesterol 244 milligrams, Sodium 1255 milligrams, Carbs 208.8 grams, Fiber 7 grams, Sugar 91 grams, Protein 25.2 grams