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AIP Chewy Molasses Cookies | #aip #paleo #autoimmunewellness #holiday #cookies |

Chewy Molasses Cookies (AIP & Vegan!)

  • Author: Ellie
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 18 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven


Holiday baking that is allergy friendly! These Chewy Molasses Cookies are AIP approved – paleo, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, and vegan too!



  • 1 1/2 cups tigernut flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon gelatin* (sub in flax meal for vegan option)
  • 3 Tablespoons water, divided
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup molasses


  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.


*You can sub an egg in place of the gelatin egg, but add an extra 1/4 cup of tigernut flour and bake the full 14 minutes.

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