Honey Almond Cookies( by Tosca Reno from The Eat Clean Diet)

1C Almonds
1 1/4 C unbleached whole wheat flour
1 C unbleached all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
2/3 C natural honey
1/4 C agave nectar
1/3 C coconut butter
1/4 C unsweetened applesauce
1/4 C ground flaxseed
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 C sliced almonds, for decoration(optional)

1. Ground almonds in food processor. Put in large bowl. Add flours, baking powder and salt. Mix well.
2. In a medium bowl, mix honey, agave nectar, coconut butter, applesauce, flaxseed, egg and vanilla. Use a mixer to mix well.
3.Combine all ingredients using using a spoon.
4. Cover with saran wrap and put in fridge for 1 hour. This will allow the dough to set.
5. When ready, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
6. Using a spoon or scooper, scoop out dough and shape into balls. Put on cookie sheet and press down to flatten.
7. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
8. Remove and let cool.
9. Garnish with toasted sliced almonds