Lemon Ginger Almond Cookies (GF)


Prep Time

5 minutes

Prep Notes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Zest 1 large or 2 small organic lemons (slice the remaining fruit to add to your water or tea).

Optional:  grate 1 tsp fresh ginger

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper


Cooking Time

10-12 minutes

Yields

2 dozen

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups almond meal/flour

1 tsp. baking soda

2 Tbsp. ground ginger (+optional 1 tsp fresh grated ginger)

1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

1/2 cup maple syrup

lemon zest from one large lemon or 2 small lemons

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, combine the almond meal, baking soda and ginger (ground and fresh if using)

In a medium bowl, combine the melted coconut oil, maple syrup and zest.  Add to the dry ingredients and mix until well blended. 

Scoop 1 Tbsp of dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Bake for about 10 minutes, or until the tops start to crack

Notes

This is an excellent vegan cookies that keeps well for more than a week, if they last that long!

Credit

Maryland University of Integrative Health, 2017