Gluten Free Ginger-Molasses Cookies

GF Ginger Molasses Cookies

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  • 1 tablespoon ground flax
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon EACH ground ginger, ground cinnamon and ground allspice
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Combine flax and water in bowl of an electric mixer; let stand 5 minutes. 
  2. Add oil and brown sugar to bowl of electric mixer and cream until well-blended; add egg, egg yolk and molasses and beat until smooth. 
  3. Combine flour and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, mixing well. Add to sugar mixture and beat until blended. Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes. 
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 
  5. Spoon dough out onto Silpat or parchment lined baking sheet by heaping tablespoons. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Let cool on a wire rack 10 minutes.