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Gingerbread Cookies

These soft and chewy Gingerbread Cookies have a hidden secret for Christmas that is sure to put them on the nice list...it's hidden veggies!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Author: Lisa@mummymade.it

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS

    Gingerbread Cookies

    • 1/3 Cup plus 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
    • 1/3 Cup plus 1 Tablespoon Golden Syrup Mollasses/Maple Syrup/Rice Malt Syrup can be substituted
    • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
    • 1 Egg
    • 1/2 Cup baked Sweet Potato puree (baking the sweet potato rather than steaming or boiling, makes it
    • naturally sweeter)
    • 1 Cup Arrowroot
    • 1/2 Cup Coconut Flour
    • 3 teaspoons Ginger
    • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
    • Dash teaspoon Allspice
    • 3/4 teaspoon Cloves
    • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg
    • Dash Pepper
    • 2 teaspoons Bicarb Soda Baking Soda
    • Dash Salt

    Optional

    • 2 Tablespoons granulated Sugar Coconut, Raw etc

    Instructions

    INSTRUCTIONS

      Gingerbread Cookies

      • Preheat the oven to 180C/360F. Line and grease 2 baking trays.
      • Using a blender/food processer place all the wet ingredients in a bowl and mix til combined. Alternatively a kitchen stand mixer with a blade attachment can be used or it can be done by hand with a big spoon/whisk and a strong arm.
      • Add the dry ingredients and blend on low until a nice dough forms. Scrape down the edges of the bowl at least once to make sure all the ingredients are incorporated.
      • Take heaped Tablespoon amounts of mixture and form into a ball. This recipe will make
      • approx. 24 cookies, depending on how generous your scoops are.
      • Place the ball on the tray and, using your palm or a spoon, flatten 2/3 the way down. The cookies will only spread a little bit. Repeat and use the other trays. Sprinkle with sugar.
      • Bake the Soft Gingerbread Cookies for 15 minutes.
      • Allow to cool on the tray and then eat lots! Cooled cookies can be kept in an airtight
      • container but they will soften the longer they are left (so eat more!)
      • They taste amazing dipped in whipped coconut cream!!