Gingerdoodles: Healthy Holiday Cookies for Paleo, GAPS, and Primal Diets | The Family That Heals Together
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Gingerdoodles

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4 dozen
Author: Jaclyn Harwell

Ingredients

  • 2 cups - blanched finely ground almond flour
  • 1 cup - crispy pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup - dates
  • 1/3 cup - coconut flour
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1/4 cup - butter - softened Replace with palm shortening for dairy-free option.
  • 3 tbsp - coconut sugar - Use date sugar for GAPS-friendly option.
  • 1 tbsp - ground ginger
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp + 1 tsp - ground cinnamon - divided
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp - salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350º.
  • In the container of a high powered blender or food processor, combine crispy nuts, dates, eggs, butter, vanilla, ginger, and 1 tsp cinnamon. Blend on high until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into a large mixing bowl and add almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, and salt, and stir until a thick, sticky dough forms.
  • In a small bowl, combine remaining 1 tbsp cinnamon and coconut sugar and stir.
  • Scoop tablespoon-sized balls of dough and roll between your hands. Roll each ball in the cinnamon and sugar mixture before flattening with your palm on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Space cookies 1" apart and bake 15-18 minutes, until cookies begin to brown on edges.