Innocent Little Heart Cookie

Who would think that such a cute little cookie could provide so much angst?

I thought it would be fun to make some almond cookies in the shape of hearts for a certain holiday. These cookies were dairy and egg-free, sweetened with maple and brown rice syrup, and made with whole wheat flour. Without a doubt, healthier than what could be purchased down the street. The cookie making was fun. After the cookies came out of the oven we had one for an afternoon snack. The young child I care for eats a varied diet, but a limited amount of refined sweeteners and baked flour products. Within ten minutes she was screaming for more as if her world was about to end. Continue reading