Allergy Friendly Cookies - Gluten, Dairy & Egg Free!
I am a sucker for the challenge of gluten, dairy and egg-free baking, creating options for my clients who are on gut-healing protocols. So, the next delicacy I wanted to conquer is the chewy and moist oatmeal cookie alternative that helps heal your gut with the addition of gelatin. I like mine plain and simple with... a turmeric latte of course!
Allergy Friendly Cookies
[Paleo, Grain free, Gluten free, Dairy free, Egg free, No Refined Sugars.]
1/4 cup ghee or coconut oil (ghee gives a buttery taste)
1 tbsp gelatin powder + 3 tbsp water combined to form a gel
1/3 cup honey
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup almond meal
2 tbsp coconut flour
1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda (baking soda)
1/4 tsp rock salt
2 tsp finely ground flaxseeds (omit for SIBO diet)
3/4 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup raisins OPTIONAL ADD-INS (you can also add chopped nuts, other dried fruit or chocolate chips)
Preheat oven to 180ºC, or 160ºC for a fan-forced oven.
In the bowl of a stand or hand-mixer, beat together the ghee and gelatin gel for 1 minute.
Pour in the honey and vanilla extract and beat together for another minute.
In a second bowl, combine cinnamon, nutmeg, almond meal, coconut flour, bicarbonate soda, rock salt and ground flaxseeds using a whisk.
Slowly add the dry ingredient mix into the wet and mix for another minute until combined.
Add the shredded coconut and any other optional add-ins then mix again for another minute.
Using a tablespoon, take a golf-ball sized scoop of the mixture and drop onto a lined baking tray.
Use your finger or a fork to gently press down to create 1cm thick dough circles.
Bake for 12 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.
Serve with a turmeric latte!
Servings: 12 cookies