I can't get over how smokin' hot is out lately! It's almost too hot to do anything outside and we don't have air conditioning inside so I'm trying to wear breathable clothes and only turn the oven on in the evening....which is leading to late night baking.
I found an awesome cookie recipe online from Bojon Gourmet, my new favourite blog, so I modified the recipe a bit to suit our family's lifestyle. I am so looking forward to adding this recipe to the monthly baking rotation. So far I have oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, banana bread, and my spinach quinoa muffins.
We are hitting the road this weekend, travelling down Island to shop, and have a nice getting away with the kids. We are staying at our fav little Inn which has been renovated and has the best kitchenette I have ever seen in a rental suite. I am so happy we get to have fun, go out for dinner to our fav restaurant (twice), picnic in the park, visit the petting zoo, and hopefully I can find some new shoes! My Vans have a huge hole in them.
I'm so glad I made the Items for the road post so I can just look back at pack those exact snacks! And do a bit of prepping for the dehydrator. Mmm excited for more Maple Granola!
So back to these cookies! They did remind me a bit of Christmas but honestly, it was just what I needed. Thinking about the cold season made me really appreciate this wonderful hot weather we have been having. These cookies were devoured pretty fast. The kids just kept asking and asking...and Tod and I just kept eating and eating. Haha we are as bad as the kids, for sure! But when they aren't refined and have quality ingredients you don't need to worry about your health...or your waste line!
Do your family have any favourite cookie recipes?
This recipe has been modified from bojongourmet.com. These cookies are perfect for any holiday or just to snack on during the week.
Makes 21 cookies
- 8 tsp. coconut oil
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar
- 1 organic egg
- 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup almond flour
- 1 1/2 cups oat flour
- 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
- 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. celtic sea salt
- 1/2 tsp. ground cardamom
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ginger powder
- 1 tsp. coconut sugar
What to do
1. Preheat oven to 350° F (175° C).
2. Mix cookie ingredients in a large bowl. Stir with a spoon and then knead by hand until fully mixed.
3. Place ball of dough on a large piece of saran wrap and place another piece on top of the dough (for easy rolling). Roll out cookie dough so it's 1/2 cm thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut dough. Place dough cookies on a cookie sheet, lined with parchment paper. Roll dough again and cut more cookies until dough is used up. I used two cookie sheets. Mix topping in a bowl. Sprinkle topping on each cookie.
4. Bake in the middle racks for 7 minutes. Take out and let cool before store in an air tight container.