Chewy Molasses Cookies (AIP & Vegan!)

Holiday baking that is allergy friendly! These Chewy Molasses Cookies are AIP approved – paleo, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, and vegan too!AIP Chewy Molasses Cookies | #aip #paleo #autoimmunewellness #holiday #cookies | hungrybynature.com

HELLLOOOOOO GOOD LOOKIN! Umm hai. Can we talk about how it’s December 5th? And Christmas is officially around the corner? And all I want to do is bake Christmas cookies??

But I can’t. Life is crazy and I actually don’t have time for cookies right now.

You know that I’m starting my own grain-free granola company. And if you didn’t know, I’m starting my own grain-free granola company! My grain-free granola is made from REAL ingredients that taste good and are good for you. It’s filled with nuts and seeds; this naturally sweetened grain free granola is naturally gluten free and seriously addicting.

Oh and it officially went LIVE to my wait list yesterday and am in awe of everyone who has already ordered. THANK YOU. And for those who didn’t get on the wait list in time… stay tuned.

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But the bigger news is that Pat and I are moving!! We had our condo on the market with the intent to move to a bigger place in a new neighborhood and it’s happening. This week. We close on the sale of our condo, the purchase of our new place, and move all in the same day. WOOF.

As you can imagine, LIFE BE CRAZY.

So no time to make Christmas cookies at the moment; but I can guarantee that I have listened to Justin Bieber’s Mistletoe at least two dozen times already. #sorrynotsorry #ilovejbiebs

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Ok let’s get back to the cookies. These chewy molasses cookies are a dream. They are totally allergy friendly (thank you gelatin egg and tigernut flour) and you need them in your life.

The base of these cookies is tigernut flour. I’ve used tigernut flour before and went into a few details on what it is. But for those who don’t know, a tigernut is a small root vegetable that, when roasted and ground, yields a nutty-flavored flour perfect for baking. And because it is not a nut, it’s AIP approved!

AIP Chewy Molasses Cookies | #aip #paleo #autoimmunewellness #holiday #cookies | hungrybynature.comThese cookies have also been tested with a real egg, just make sure you follow my note to add an extra 1/4 cup of flour. So if you are not following the AIP diet or don’t have powdered gelatin at home, no fear – you can bake these too!

I promise the Christmas cookie baking will start as soon as we’re all moved in! I mean, the tree will go up and the Christmas music will be playing, and then I’ll make cookies 🙂

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Chewy Molasses Cookies (AIP & Vegan!)
 
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Serves: 18 cookies
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups tigernut flour
  • 1½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon gelatin*
  • 3 Tablespoons water, divided
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • ¼ cup molasses
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat liner.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients.
  3. In a small bowl, dissolve the gelatin in 1 Tablespoon cold water. Once dissolved, add in remaining 2 Tablespoons of boiling water and beat until frothy.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together gelatin egg, coconut sugar, coconut oil and molasses.
  5. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix until combined.
  6. Use a small cookie scoop and scoop dough onto baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 12-14 minutes.
Notes
*You can sub an egg in place of the gelatin egg, but add an extra ¼ cup of tigernut flour and bake the full 14 minutes.

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