Healthy Gingerbread Cookies


Serving 18 people


128 min



Ingredients

  • applesauce 4 T applesauce
  • baking powder 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • baking soda 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • cinnamon 2 tsp cinnamon
  • flax egg 1 flax egg (I used a flax egg)
  • flour 3 cups flour (I used spelt flour)
  • ginger 1/2-1 T ginger (depending on how much kick you like)
  • maple syrup 1/3 cup + 1 T maple syrup
  • molasses 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses
  • nutmeg 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • salt 1/4 tsp salt
  • vanilla extract 2 tsp vanilla extract
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How to make it

  1. Mix the dry ingredients in one bowl.
  2. Mix wet in another.
  3. Add dry to wet and mix only until combined.
  4. Remove the dough from the bowl and cut into two equal parts. Wrap the dough in plastic and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.Preheat oven to 35
  5. After two hours, remove the dough from the fridge.
  6. Roll the dough onto a floured surface until it is about 1/4 inch thick. Please use additional flour if necessary.
  7. Cut dough into desired shapes and place them onto a lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake the cookies for about 8 minutes and then let them cool a bit before removing. Set them aside to completely cool before decorating. Enjoy!