Flourless Carrot Cake Cookies

Flourless Carrot Cake Cookies

Have I mentioned that I love carrot cake?  It is one of my favorite desserts and is definitely my favorite cake.  (Chocolate takes a very close second, in case you’re wondering.)  When I had a craving for it this week, I considered making my healthy carrot cake cupcakes , but decided to see if I could create a cookie version of my favorite cake instead.

I wanted the cookie to be even healthier than the cupcakes, so I had the idea to leave out the flour. I’m trying to cut back on wheat flour in particular as I have a tendency to overuse it.  So instead of whole wheat flour, I used almond meal for these cookies.  I had no idea how they would turn out as I’d never baked with almond meal.  One word?

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