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Delicious Cookies with Pepita Seeds

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40M
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4

Most of us think pepitas and pumpkin seeds to be interchangeable. However, there is a difference between them. You can easily find pumpkin seeds inside most pumpkins. As for the pepitas, they are seeds that you can only find inside particular types of pumpkin. These hulless seeds can be eaten both raw and roasted.

 To begin with, they have been very popular in Mexico since ancient Aztec times. Years ago they were eaten raw or used for cooking delicious nutty sauces. Nowadays you can use them while making delicious garnishes, salads or evendessert dessert - very good recipes of dessert learn more.... Today we’ll take a look at a recipe for cookies with pepita seeds

Keep in mind that this ingredient is very healthy! It fills every person with energy and inspires them to get down to work. Pepitas are loaded with fats, minerals, vitamins and protein. That is why everyone can include them into their diet.

Ingredients for
servings
сals/100 gr
Sugar
1 cup
370 cals
Eggs
2 pcs
70 cals
Butter
1 cup
240 cals
Flour
2.5 cup
370 cals
Vanilla
1 tsp
11 cals
Baking soda
1 tsp
Salt
1 tsp
Cranberries
0.5 cup
245 cals
Pepitas
0.5 cup
170 cals
Total calories in the prepared dish
1476 cals
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Instructions:
  1. Cooking cookies with pepita seeds is very easy. Start by preheating the oven to 325 F. Cover the baking pan with parchment. You can use a silicone mat instead if you prefer.
  2. Take a large pan and mix butter with sugar in it. Add eggs one by one. Dust everything with the fragrant vanilla.
  3. Take a separate bowl and mix the dry ingredients in it. Whisk flour with baking soda and salt carefully.
  4. Add creamy mass. Now you can add chocolate chips or grated chocolate together with petitas and dried cranberries. When the dough is ready, put it into the baking pan.
  5. Form cookies and bake them for 10-15 minutes until all of them are well-baked.

Leave the baking dish with the cookies to cool down. If you like, you can use any other nuts or seeds to substitute pepitas. Such a dessert will still be extremely tasty!

 Cook these healthy cookies and don’t forget to share this dessert with your friends!

 

Author:
Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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