Paleo "Sugar" Cookies

Heather Stepniewski

By
@hjstep

My batch of cookies produced 32. After 2 teenagers, a toddler, a husband, and myself we had 12 left after one sitting. These are so delicious and easy. If you have a loved one with dietary restrictions give these a try!


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
almond flour
1/4 c
coconut flour
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 large
egg
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
pure almond extract
1/3 c
real maple syrup
2 Tbsp
coconut oil, melted

FROSTING (OPTIONAL)

1/2 c
refined coconut oil, softened
1/4 c
real maple syrup
1/4 tsp
salt
2 tsp
coconut flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350˚
2
Whisk together dry ingredients
3
Whisk together wet ingredients
4
Add wet ingredients to dry and mix together. You can use an electric mixer but it's not necessary.
5
Place dough in refrigerator for 20-30 min. until it firms up.
6
Roll the dough in plastic wrap into a log. Place in the freezer 
for 2 hours (or more, until very firm). Remove and slice into ¼” slices.
7
Place on parchment lined baking sheet and bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and center is firm.
8
Cool on baking sheets for 10 minutes, then transfer cookies to wire racks to cool completely.
9
Frosting (Optional): Mix together frosting ingredients. Refrigerate until firm enough to spread. Spread on cooled cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy