Asparagus Cookies

Asparagus Cookies
Staff Writer
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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.

36
Servings
109
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
16g
12%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
18mg
2%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
12µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
8mg
3%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
26mg
4%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
128mg
9%
Water
6g
0%

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.