Asparagus Cookies

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Asparagus Cookies
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That’s right; I even like making cookies with asparagus. The recipe is easy, and I recommend enjoying them that day.

Ready in
20 m
36
Servings
95
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
3 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup grated asparagus
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 Teaspoon pecans
  • 1/2 Teaspoon raisins

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Sift the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Beat together the asparagus, baking soda, sugar, butter, and egg. Beat well. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix well. Add nuts and raisins. Drop a tablespoon on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

Asparagus Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Asparagus Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
8%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Protein
1g
2%
Carbs
11g
4%
Vitamin A
46µg
5%
Vitamin C
0.2mg
0.4%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.2mg
1%
Vitamin K
2µg
3%
Calcium
5mg
N/A
Fiber
0.3g
1.2%
Folate (food)
5µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
5µg
1%
Iron
0.2mg
1.1%
Magnesium
2mg
1%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.1mg
0.6%
Phosphorus
13mg
2%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
19mg
1%
Sodium
56mg
2%
Sugars, added
6g
N/A
Trans
0.2g
N/A

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