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Paleo Ginger Spice Cookies

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These Paleo Ginger Spice Cookies are a tasty and addictive, gluten free, naturally sweetened holiday treat!

 

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Warning! These cookies are addictive!
I brought these to work and made sure I had taken at least two for myself, which was a good thing since they were all gone in less than two hours (and there were about 30 of them).

These took me a few tries.  The first time I made them, it was on a whim.  I decided spontaneously during my transit home that I was going to bake cookies.  I had an idea, and a hope that it would turn out good.  I threw the ingredients together, jotting down notes as I went, and tossed the batch in the oven hoping for the best.

The result was good.  The taste was amazing, and I definitely had to stop myself from eating the whole thing, but the consistency wasn’t as cookie-like as I had hoped.  I love soft, chewy cookies, but these were a little too soft and they did not hold together very well.  But after tweaking this recipe a few times, I finally got the perfect, paleo ginger spice cookies I was looking for.

Paleo Ginger Spice Cookies

Husband-approved, and a bit addictive.  The ginger, cinnamon and maple make the perfect combination for a Christmas cookie. And they only take about 10 minutes to bake!

gluten free ginger spice cookies

 

I love these paleo ginger spice cookies.  It’s hard not to grab handfuls of them.  These have a yummy holiday flavor and are great for Christmas parties! I have brought them to work multiple times and they are always a hit.  And these are not too complicated, and fairly simple to make!

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Paleo Ginger Spice Cookies
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
1 hrs 12 mins
 

With the flavors of ginger, cinnamon and maple combined. these Paleo Ginger Spice Cookies are a tasty gluten-free treat for your holiday gatherings!

Course: Dessert
Servings: 30 cookies
Ingredients
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup grass-fed butter or ghee softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, add the almond flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Mix well until the ingredients are blended well.

  2. In a separate bowl, add the butter, egg, maple syrup, coconut sugar and vanilla. Mix until everything is well combined.

  3. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture, and mix together until all ingredients are blended together. Do not over-mix.
  4. Cover the bowl, and chill the dough in the freezer for about 30 minutes. until it is easy to handle.

  5. Heat an oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Roll the dough into 1-inch balls. Place on the baking sheet and flatten.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or the edges are slightly crispy.

  9. Remove from oven. Carefully place cookies onto a cooling rack.
  10. Let cool for at least five minutes. Then enjoy!

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7 Comments

  • Reply
    Stacey
    December 20, 2015 at 9:04 am

    can’t wait to try these!

  • Reply
    Diana
    December 12, 2016 at 8:56 am

    I made these for my office last weekend because there are a few gals that are gluten-sensitive, and they were a hit even with the non gluten free people! Thanks for the recipe!

    • Reply
      Jordan
      December 12, 2016 at 10:00 am

      So glad you liked them, Diana! Thank you for your comment!

  • Reply
    Gabrielle Leigh
    December 16, 2016 at 9:08 am

    Great recipe, I love how easy these are to make! I’ll be making these this weekend 🙂

    • Reply
      Jordan
      December 16, 2016 at 12:12 pm

      Awesome, Gabrielle, let me know how you like them!

      • Reply
        Gabrielle Leigh
        December 19, 2016 at 10:14 am

        They were great! We loved them!!

        • Reply
          Jordan
          December 19, 2016 at 12:35 pm

          That’s great, so glad you liked them!

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