The Spicebush berries ripen in the fall, and if you have access to them, these cookies are excellent!
The recipe is below:
1 Cup Coconut Oil
1 Cup Firmly Packed Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
2 tsp. Vanilla
2-1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour, sifted
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1 tsp. Salt
2 TBSP. Dried and Ground Spicebush Berries (can be
dried in a food dehydrator or a 225 degree oven until they change from bright red to a
Cream together coconut oil, brown sugar, and
granulated sugar in a mixer. Add vanilla extract and eggs and mix thoroughly.
Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and spicebush berries. Add flour
mixture to cookie mixture in 4 additions, mixing after each addition. Drop
cookies from a teaspoon on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for
10 minutes. Yield: about 3 dozen.