These are the official cookies of the Lentil Underground Book Tour! Moist, rich, yummy..... and popular with audiences across America! Makes about 3 1/2 dozen 3" cookies. Position rack near the top of the oven. Preheat to 350 F. Grease cookie sheets or drop the dough on parchment paper.
Many of the ingredients used in this recipe were original to the New World, while others represent the cultures that followed Columbus after his first voyage, such as lentils – try Timeless Black Beluga Lentils® – and spices.
This recipe makes an interesting and savory main dish for a vegetarian Thanksgiving or holiday table. The recipe takes some time to prepare, but is well worth the effort. It is sure to impress your dinner guests!
Adapted from Delicious Living, November 2008, page 36, Penton Media, Inc.