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Gluten Free Molasses Cookies (AIP, Paleo, Dairy-Free)

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 10 cookies


  • cookie sheet
  • mixing bowl


  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot flour + 2 TBSP
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar + 1/4 cup optional coating for the cookies
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tbsp gelatin powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350 and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat
  • In a large mixing bowl, sift together the coconut flour, arrowroot flour, gelatin, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt
  • Add the coconut sugar, maple syrup, and molasses, stirring until all the ingredients are well combined and a dough forms
  • Form the dough into 1 inch balls and roll in the remaining coconut sugar
  • Place on the baking sheet and flatten slightly with the palm of your hand
  • Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until slightly crisp around the edges
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days