This Healthy and Paleo Ginger Molasses Cookie Recipe is sure to be a Holiday cookie staple in your house! Made with coconut oil, real molasses, and so much love. A gluten free, dairy free, grain free, delicious treat!
About these Healthy Holiday Cookies
These Healthy Ginger Molasses Cookies are SO. GOOD.
Soft, chewy, sweet, spicy, and so warming! They taste like a warm hug. On a cold day. And they are packed with nutrient dense foods, so you can eat multiple without feeling terrible afterwards! Gooooodbye, sugar crash!
Paleo Ginger Molasses Cookie Ingredients
These Ginger Molasses Cookies are made from very few, simple ingredients. Like all of my recipes!
I love to show that BAKING, especially “HEALTHY” baking, DOES NOT need to be difficult!
I know lots of people out there claim they “can’t cook/bake”, but this recipe is seriously foolproof. It has so few ingredients, and even if some ratios are slightly off, they will still work out 99% of the time.
You will need:
-Molasses (Date Molasses/Date Syrup will also work)
You’re Telling me these are Healthy?!
Yep – HEALTHY Holiday Cookies that are also delicious!
This easy cookie recipe includes superfood ingredients like ginger, coconut oil, and pure molasses. All of these foods are shown to have health-boosting properties.
Additionally, these cookies do not contain any refined sugar, or artificial ingredients.
Not only are they “healthy”, these cookies are super allergen-friendly, so you can serve them to a big crowd if you are trying to accommodate lots of dietary needs. They are:
- Gluten Free
- Grain Free
- Dairy Free
- Refined Sugar Free
- Peanut Free
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They are all refined sugar free, gluten free, and less than 6 ingredients!
Back to these cookies and the BEST PART of all: They taste AMAZING! It took me a few tries to get this recipe as is, but the final outcome is amazing! I think it’s my favorite ever, besides my Carrot Cake recipe of course.
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- 1/4 C Coconut oil, at room temperature (soft, but not liquid)
- 1/4 C Coconut sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 - 3 Tbsp Molasses (or Blackstrap Molasses, or Date Molasses - I recommend this brand)
- 1/3 C Coconut Flour
- 1 tsp dried ginger
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- Dash of salt
- For rolling: 3 Tbsp Coconut Sugar + 1/2 Tbsp Coconut Flour
- Preheat oven to 350. Mix room temp/soft coconut oil and coconut sugar until combined, like a paste.
- Add in egg and molasses and mix to combine.
- Add in the rest of the ingredients, and fold together until combined.
- Take about 1 Tbsp of dough, roll into a ball, and roll in mixture of coconut flour and sugar. Place on baking sheet and gently press down with your fingers. T
- Bake for about 9 minutes. Let cool completely.
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly. It will not taste like a traditional Ginger Molasses Cookie, but a delicious allergen-friendly variation!
If you want to enhance the ginger flavor, you can add some freshly grated ginger to the dough.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 9 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 161Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 70mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g