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Gluten Free Ginger Molasses Cookies

Gluten Free Ginger Molasses Cookies
This gluten free ginger molasses cookies recipe is a quick and simple way to make delicious, gluten free cookies to celebrate the holiday!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup organic sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp plus 1 tsp molasses
  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Combine butter and sugar together in a bowl. Use mixer to cream together. Add egg, vanilla extract, and molasses and mix until smooth.
  • Mix in almond flour, coconut flour, salt, spices, and baking soda. Stir together until smooth batter forms.
  • Separate batter into equal pieces and roll into balls -- I usually get about 18-22 cookies. If dough seems too sticky, refrigerate for about 30 minutes. (I pretty much always do this!)
  • In a small bowl, place some organic or raw sugar. Roll each dough ball in sugar (and/or sprinkles!) and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Use the bottom of a glass (or a flat surface) to slightly flatten cookies.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12-16 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on cooling rack. Do not over bake as cookies will harden slightly while cooling.
  • Cookies will have a slightly crunchy outside and soft center. Once placed in an airtight container, the cookies will be predominantly soft and chewy.
Keyword Cookie Recipe, Ginger Cookies, Molasses Cookies
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