Average Recipe
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
18 cookies

Soft, warm molasses cookies straight from my mother’s kitchen were one of my favorite cookies as a child. I love the rich flavor of molasses combined with the warming, spicy flavors of the cinnamon and ginger. Here I have made them vegan and gluten-free, and still just as delicious as I remember them.

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Soft Molasses Cookies (gluten-free + egg-free + vegan)


Dry Ingredients

2 cups sorghum flour
½ cups tapioca flour
1½ teaspoons baking soda
1½ teaspoons xanthan gum
½ teaspoons sea salt
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoons cinnamon

Wet Ingredients

¾ cups organic palm shortening
1 cups sucanat (or coconut sugar)
½ cups blackstrap molasses
¼ cups unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoons ground golden flaxseeds
2 teaspoons vanilla extract