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Prep Time
5
Cook Time
10
Servings
14-28
Main IngredientChia

Ginger and Spice Cookies

These cookies remind me of the Sugar Cookies my Grandma Ethel used to make, but these are gluten-free and made with Nutiva coconut sugar, shortening, and chia seeds for a healthier twist.

Ingredients

  • Cookie Dough
  • 1 tbsp Nutiva Organic Chia Seeds Organic Chia Seed
  • 3 tbsp Water
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 cups Brown Rice Flour
  • 1/3 cup Nutiva Organic Shortening (melted) Organic Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Nutiva Organic Coconut Sugar Organic Coconut Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Allspice

  • Ginger Coconut Sugar Topping
  • 1 tbsp Nutiva Organic Coconut Sugar Organic Coconut Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Ginger

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Make ginger coconut sugar topping by putting the coconut sugar and ground ginger in a coffee grinder or blender. Blend to a fine powder.
  3. In a separate small bowl, put the chia seeds and water and set aside for 5-10 minutes.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg, and then add 1 ¾ cups rice flour, shortening, coconut sugar, maple syrup, ginger, cinnamon, salt, allspice, and chia/water mixture.
  5. Stir well to form a cookie dough.
  6. Sprinkle 1/4 cup brown rice flour on a pastry board, roll out the dough, then using a cookie cutter or the rim of a glass, press out cookies and place them on a lightly oiled cookie sheet.
  7. Sprinkle ginger coconut sugar topping onto each cookie.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes or until slightly golden brown. Remove from the oven and cool before eating.

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These cookies remind me of the Sugar Cookies my Grandma Ethel used to make, but these are gluten-free and made with Nutiva coconut sugar, shortening, and chia seeds for a healthier twist.

Made With Nutiva

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Organic Shortening
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