Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Yields: 16 cookies

What says Christmas better than a cute Christmassy shaped gingerbread cookie? That's why when Rebecca hit the kitchen to develop the SIBO Holiday eCookbook, these super tasty SIBO-friendly gingerbread cookies were top of the list of recipes she wanted to create. Traditional cookies are off-limits when you have SIBO, but these gluten-free cookies mean you won't miss out on any of the fun this Christmas.

Why not take a batch to your next Christmas party, school fair or playdate you attend? They're sure to go down a storm! We love the varied selection of cookie cutters on the market and there are so many great shapes to choose from.  Don't stop at gingerbread people - turn your cookies into Christmas trees, snowflakes, stars or other fun designs.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 3 tbs honey
  • 4 tbs (2.5 oz) butter

Method

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients together. Sift the baking soda into the mixture so it doesn't leave lumps.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter and honey, then pour into the dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly, then roll into a ball.
  • Place parchment paper on your work surface. Place the dough on top, then cover with a second piece of paper. With a rolling pin, roll out the dough to an even thickness. Use a cookie cutter to cut out as many shapes as you can. Place the cookies on the sheet. Leave a 3/4 - 1 inch gap between each cookie to allow it to expand during cooking.
  • Repeat the process until all the dough has been cut into cookies. Bake for 10 minutes until golden. Remove and cool completely on a wire rack.

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4 thoughts on “Gingerbread Cookies”

    1. Yes, that might have over-worked the mixture. This recipe is pretty easy to make by hand so if you do feel like trying these again, I’d recommend not using a food processor.

    1. Can you tell me a little more about the ingredients you used? I have made these cookies many times, and they always form for me. I wonder if you used slightly different ingredients?

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