Gingerbread cookies(gluten free, vegan)

Who wouldn’t love gingerbread cookies? My kids are crazy about them. (Ok.. I like them too :D)

The stores are starting the Christmas hype earlier each year, and my kids tend to get into the Christmas spirits already in November. They keep asking me if I could buy gingerbread cookies from the store whenever we’re shopping together, so I felt pretty much compelled to make up my own recipe for them.

First, I made a raw cookie version that didn’t turn out too well, but this one was a hit! My oldest daughter even stated that these cookies are the best she’s ever had! ๐Ÿ™‚ That was the best reward. I liked them a lot too, and I will definitely use this recipe again.

I wanted to create a healthy, easy gingerbread cookie recipe for busy people. So this one is pretty simple. But good! ๐Ÿ™‚ If you still want to add more sweetness(I don’t think it needs any), you can add a few dates in it.

These cookies are gluten-free, vegan and refined sugar-free.

If you know anyone who’s looking for a healthy and easy gingerbread cookie recipe, please share this recipe forward. You are doing your children/or yourself a big favour by cutting down on sugar in your diet and steering away from all the additives – preservatives, flavorings, colors and other ingredients that the store-bought cookies often contain.

 

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The gingerbread dough was pretty easy to work with

 

taikina 2
Cheese cutter is a great tool, if the dough is a bit sticky

 

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Straight out the oven ๐Ÿ™‚

 

 

 

Gingerbread cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

20 minutes

Gingerbread cookies

Ingredients

    Dough
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1/3 cup - 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1tbs chia seeds
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 banana
  • 1tbs baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1tbs gingerbread spice(or a mixture cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, nutmeg)
    Frosting
  • coconut oil
  • xylitol to taste
  • (vanilla extract)

Instructions

  1. Mix all dry ingredients first, then add the wet ingredients(mashed banana+ maple syrup).
  2. Add more coconut flour if the dough is too sticky.
  3. Bake at 180 c = 355 F degrees for about 10 minutes or until golden.
  4. Mix frosting ingredients together, and spread on cooled gingerbread cookies.
  5. Sprinkle xylitol on top(or nuts, raisins, etc.) Enjoy!
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