Grain Free Spice Cookies (Gluten Free/ Grain Free/ Paleo/ Dairy Free/ Refined Sugar Free)
2 c. ground almonds(almond meal)
2 Tbsp coconut flour
1 Tbsp. ground flax
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/3 c. maple syrup (honey for non-vegan)
3 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/3 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 c. coconut oil- melted
1/2 c. almond butter(or whatever nut butter you prefer)
2 tsp. vanilla
1 egg (or one gel egg** for vegan)
1 c. add in: dark chocolate chips or chunks, chopped nuts, or dried fruit.(optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a large bowl whisk together ground almonds, coconut flour, flax, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Set aside. In another bowl, stir together coconut oil, almond butter, vanilla, and egg. Mix wet ingredients into dry. Stir together.
Scoop or roll into small balls and place onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
Press cookies down with fork.
Bake for 8-10 minutes or until they start to turn golden on the edges. Makes approximately 3 dozen.
**To make gel egg mix together ! Tbsp. ground chia with 3 Tbsp. water. Let sit for five minutes. Add in when egg is called for in recipe.
The cookies freeze beautifully 🙂