A Time to Give
Holiday gifts that are anything but cookie-cutter.
Makes | About 20 cookies Time | 1½ hr, plus 1 hr to chill
*Find cream of coconut and coconut flour at well-stocked grocery stores.
MAKE AHEAD Up to 2 weeks, chilled airtight.
PER COOKIE 148 Cal., 49% (73 Cal.) from fat; 1.8 g protein; 8 g fat (6.7 g sat.); 32 g carbo (1.7 g fiber); 61 mg sodium; 1.9 mg chol. GF/LC/LS/V
Makes | About 45 cookies Time | 1 hr, plus 2 hrs to chill
*Look for "trans fat–free" on the label.
MAKE AHEAD Baked cookies, up to 1 week, airtight at room temperature.
PER COOKIE 86 Cal., 33% (28 Cal.) from fat; 0.7 g protein; 3.1 g fat (1.4 g sat.); 14 g carbo (0.3 g fiber); 45 mg sodium; 7.4 mg chol. LC/LS/V
Makes | About 50 cookies Time | 2 hrs, plus 2 hrs to firm
MAKE AHEAD Up to 1 week, airtight at room temperature.
PER COOKIE 58 Cal., 46% (27 Cal.) from fat; 0.6 g protein; 3 g fat (1.8 g sat.); 7.7 g carbo (0.4 g fiber); 38 mg sodium; 9.1 mg chol. LC/LS/V
Makes | About 40 cookies Time | 1½ hrs
*You'll have more caramel than you need, but that's never a bad thing—it's great on ice cream. Don't be tempted to cook a half-batch of caramel, as it won't cook right and will seize up.
MAKE AHEAD Caramel, up to 5 days, chilled (let soften at room temperature before spooning into cookies). Baked cookies, up to 1 week, chilled airtight.
PER COOKIE 104 Cal., 48% (49 Cal.) from fat; 0.7 g protein; 5.5 g fat (3.4 g sat.); 13 g carbo (0.3 g fiber); 45 mg sodium; 21 mg chol. LC/LS/V
Makes | About 40 cookies Time | 2½ hrs, plus 4 hrs to chill
*Pura recommends weighing ingredients on a kitchen scale, since it's more precise. Find vanilla-bean paste at surlatable.com.
MAKE AHEAD Through step 5, up to 2 days, chilled airtight, or 2 months, frozen (thaw overnight in fridge before proceeding). Baked cookies, 2 to 3 days, airtight at room temperature, or up to 2 months, frozen.
PER COOKIE 146 Cal., 52% (76 Cal.) from fat; 1.7 g protein; 8.6 g fat (4.2 g sat.); 16 g carbo (0.6 g fiber); 30 mg sodium; 17 mg chol. LC/LS/V
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