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Almond Flour “Sugar” Cookies

Almond Flour “Sugar” Cookies

ShareWith Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I decided to make  an almond flour version of my cut out cookies. I already have a nut free, coconut flour cut out cookie. But this year I lucked out and there are no nut allergies in my daughter’s preschool! […]

Preparing for Thanksgiving

Preparing for Thanksgiving

Share So I have officially begun prepping parts of our Thanksgiving meal, anything I can make in advance I do! This allows you to stay on task and still be able to enjoy your holiday with family and friends.  Here is a good list to […]

Coconut Flour Cut-Out Cookies

Coconut Flour Cut-Out Cookies

I always grab my almond flour when I’m making a batch of cookies, and I really love my other cookie recipes. But, when having to bake cookies for my daughter’s class I was faced with a dilemma – nut free school – eeek!  Surprisingly, coconut flour cookies taste pretty yummy and got the approval from my kiddos.

I find there are a few tricks to the perfect cut out cookie: chilling the dough, working in small batches and rolling out the dough in between two pieces of plastic wrap make the job less sticky.

Coconut Flour Cut-Out Cookies

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour, firmly packed (+1 tablespoon if needed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • dash of kosher salt
  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Whisk together coconut oil and honey.
  3. Whisk in egg. Add dry ingredients, whisk until smooth. (dough will thicken upon standing) If it still seems too soft of a batter, add 1 tablespoon more of coconut flour.
  4. Scoop out onto plastic wrap, flatten into a disk and wrap in the plastic wrap.
  5. Chill dough for at least 1 hr.
  6. Roll out (in between plastic wrap is easiest), use cutters and carefully place on baking sheet lined with parchment or silpat.
  7. Bake for 11-13 minutes until slightly dark around edges.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool down for at least 5 minutes on tray before moving to a cooling rack.  They will be delicate at first, but firm up once cooled.
  9. Decorate and eat. Frosting recipe below.

The frosting I used on these cookies pictured is very simple but unfortunately not stable.  Since coconut oil melts at 76 degrees, they would need to remain chilled or kept in a cooler area.

Dairy Free Icing

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • for light pink color- a few drops of fresh beet juice
  • for chocolate frosting – add 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  1. Whisk together all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Spread on cookies.
  3. Top with sprinkles if desired.

Hope you all are having a lovely Valentine’s Day!

Many blessings

~Michelle

Caramel Walnut Tart

Caramel Walnut Tart

Share This is a rendition of a favorite recipe I learned in pastry arts school.  Obviously, made adapted to be gluten free and sweetened with honey.  Very simple and easy to make, but for whatever reason tarts look so impressive??  It’s just a pan, and […]

Bacon-Cornbread Stuffing

Bacon-Cornbread Stuffing

Share So in all of my years gluten free, I have never really attempted to replicate stuffing.  For one, growing up my idea of stuffing was from a box, I think we all know which one I am referring to.  And secondly, I was never […]