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Coconut Gingerbread Cookies


Coconut Gingerbread Cookies


  1. Preheat the oven 350 degrees F.

  2. Mix the dry ingredients together in a medium bowl and set aside. Add in the orange peel if using and incorporate into the mix.

  3. In another bowl mix the butter, egg, honey and molasses together.

  4. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry until the dough thickens and forms a ball.

  5. If your dough is dry, add 1-2 tablespoons of water or orange juice into the dough until it comes together to form a ball.

  6. Scoop the dough out on a silicon mat and roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thick.

  7. Use cookie cutters to cut the gingerbread men out and place them on a parchment lined cookie sheet.

  8. Bake the cookies until golden brown, 8-10 minutes.

  9. Don’t let them over bake or the cookies will become too hard.

  10. Let the cookies cool before decorating.

  11. Decorate with your favorite icing.

How to make


  • 1 cup coconut flour, sifted (5 ounces)

  • 1 cup arrowroot starch (4.6 ounces)

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground clove

  • 1/2 cup coconut butter or coconut oil, at room temperature

  • 1 egg, at room temperature

  • 6 tablespoons honey

  • 2 tablespoons molasses

  • (optional) grated orange peel

  • (optional) orange juice or water

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