Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies
Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies that are soft and chewy. These have such a nice balance of spice and taste like the holidays. Our gluten free gingerbread cookie recipe is super easy to make by rolling the dough into balls. This is one of my favorite recipes to double and keep some frozen for surprise guests that come over – delicious with a cup of coffee or our favorite Inspired Leaf Tea.
A little gingerbread history:
¾ cup salted butter room temperature
¾ cup brown sugar
1/3 cup molasses
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp fresh ginger grated fine (or 1 tsp ground ginger spice)
1 egg at room temp
2 ½ cups Josie’s Best GF Muffin & More Mix
½ tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground cloves
½ tsp ground nutmeg
¼ tsp salt
For rolling :
¼ cups sugar (raw or coarse works great!)
Preheat oven to 350F
Cream butter, sugar, molasses, vanilla, fresh ginger (if using dried and ground add w/ dry
ingredients), and egg well with a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment.
Mix Muffin & More, baking powder, spices, and salt.
Add to the butter mixture and mix scraping down the sides to ensure it is well combined.
Scoop and roll into 1 TBS size balls. Roll each ball in additional sugar to coat lightly .
Place on a prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 mins.
After 10 mins. Give the baking sheet a firm few taps and then return to the oven to cook for 2
Allow to cool and enjoy!