Today I'd like to share my favorite gluten free cookie from Everyday Happy Herbivore. These molasses cookies are soft and fluffy and super easy to make.
Soft Molasses Cookies | yields 14 cookies
1 c oat flour
1 tbsp cornstarch
½ to 1 tsp baking soda (see note)
½ tsp ground cinnamon
¼ tsp ground ginger
⅛ tsp allspice, nutmeg or ground cloves
¼ c mashed navy beans
¼ c molasses
2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
2 tbsp brown or raw sugar (optional)
Note: For a less puffy and more dense cookie, use only ½ tsp baking soda. Use the full 1 tsp for very soft and pillow-like cookies.
To make oat flour, whiz instant or rolled oats in your blender until it reaches a flour-consistency.
Mix 1 cup oat flour, cornstarch, baking soda, salt and spices together in a mixing bowl until well combined.
Add remaining ingredients and stir until combined.
Set batter aside to rest while oven heats to 350F.
Grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
Drop 14 spoonfuls of batter on to the cookie sheet and bake 10-15 minutes, or until cookies are firm to the touch.
Per Cookie: 47 Calories, 0.7g Fat, 9.9g Carbohydrates, 0.8g Fiber, 3.5g Sugars, 0.9g Protein