Gingerbread Spice Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

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Last week, in search of a delicious way to make gingerbread cookies sans wheat flour, these bad boys were inspired by a recipe from  The Food Lovers’ Primal Palate

They are DANGEROUS, let me warn you, and SO moist. Even freezing and serving them at a later date has no effect on the consistency and taste.

I do prefer freshly ground ginger for added zing that permeates the cookies; you can find it in the produce section at your local grocery store. And feel free to get creative with gingerbread man cookie cut-outs and whatnot, too. Enjoy!

Gingerbread Spice Cookies (Gluten-Free) 

Ingredients
2 c almond flour (like this)
1/3 – 1/2 c coconut flour (like this; depending on desired consistency)
1/2 c molasses (like this)
1/4 c organic maple syrup (like this)
3 tbsp coconut oil (like this)
1 tbsp coconut milk (like this) or coconut oil (like this)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger (or use freshly ground ginger!)
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Heat molasses, maple syrup, butter, and coconut milk to a sauce pan.
3. Stir ingredients and heat until it boils, and then remove from heat.
4. Pour the ingredients into a bowl with all the other ingredients, and mix under blended.
5. Line a cookie sheet with baking paper, and spoon batter out to desired cookie size.
6. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until firm but moist!

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4 responses on “Gingerbread Spice Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

  1. Hey Jules! Great recipes. Im using your Ginger snap recipe to inspire me to make a version of it. If I post it on my blog I”ll tag you and post your blog, is that cool? Happy holidays!

  2. Hi, I just made these and they are fantastic! I did want to point out though – the recipe calls for butter and the title says they’re dairy free. I subbed coconut oil for the butter & it seemed fine.

    • Yay! I am so glad. Thanks for pointing out the tip for both coconut oil as a substitute and my error with the dairy. I’m glad you loved them!

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