Gluten Free Soft Ginger Snaps


Gluten Free Soft Ginger Snaps
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Gluten Free Soft Ginger Snaps

These Gluten Free Soft Ginger Snaps adapted from the Recipe Treasures website.  In addition to being gluten free these cookies are also paleo friendly. They do not contain any grains, dairy or refined sugar. They make a great fall lunch box treat for anyone with food sensitivities.

Gluten Free Soft Ginger Snaps

Recipe for soft and chewy ginger snaps that are gluten free and free of refined sugar!
  • ¾ cup coconut oil
  • ¾ cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup molasses
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ginger
  • 2 cups almond flour*
  • ½-¾ cups coconut flour*
  • 1 teaspoon xantham gum
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a large bowl, beat coconut oil with a mixer. If your coconut oil is not soft make sure to soften it (not melted) before you use it.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time mixing well.
  4. Add molasses and honey and beat until well incorporated.
  5. Add salt, cloves, cinnamon, soda, ginger, and mix until nice and blended. Next add the almond flour, coconut flour and xantham gum. Add enough coconut flour so that mixture holds together on a spoon and is not too runny.
  6. Drop by heaping teaspoons on baking pan.  I like to line my pan with parchment paper for easy clean up.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes. Let cool on the pan.

These are very soft so it’s best to let them cool before trying to pick them up. 

*If you are not concerned about grains you can use 1 cup almond flour and 1 ½ cups gluten free flour blend.

 

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16 comments on “Gluten Free Soft Ginger Snaps

  1. I just love the idea that I found this recipe. My daughter loves ginger snaps.
    Tracy @ Our Simple Homestead recently posted…Amish Lifestyle Short Story – Emma’s GardenMy Profile

  2. I had what I called a gall boulder. My insurance at the time would not cover surgery so I had to find an alternative to controlling the attacks. I read gluten contributed to gall bladder attacks so I went gluten free – and it worked!! When I got the thing taken out, I started eating gluten, but much of my baking still is gluten free. It tastes better! I love ginger snaps so this is a recipe I’m going to need to try!!

    Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner link up!

  3. Gentle Joy Homemaker on said:

    These look delicious! 🙂

  4. What a great idea! I love the flavor of ginger snaps, but I don’t like hard cookies. Soft ginger snaps sound like the perfect solution!
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  5. Ooh, I love ginger snaps – and I am so pleased to have a gluten free recipe! Sharing. Thank you so much for being a part of the Hearth and Soul Link Party.
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  6. Sounds so yummy!! I saw your link on the Reader Tip Tuesday Link Party and had to check this out!!

  7. These sound so yummy! 🙂

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  8. This a great recipe to have on hand for when my niece comes to visit, her treats have to be gluten-free! I’m always looking for good sweet treats for her. Nice fall recipe!

  9. I love recipes that are free of refined sugar. That stuff is just terrible for a person.
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  10. Molasses or ginger cookies’s the better parts of fall that’s for sure
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