Gluten-free Gingerbread Cookies

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As you may know if you follow my blog, I’ve been recreating Scandinavian cookies to be gluten-free, casein-free, and refined sugar-free. I’m half Danish, and we like to incorporate as many traditions into our Christmas holiday as possible. First I made Thumbprint Cookies, and lots of you tried them and loved them. Then I had… 

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Coconut Dreams (Gluten Free Cookies)

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A few days ago I posted my variation of Scandinavian Thumbprint Cookies, and many of you tried them and love them I wanted to try another recipe from the cookbook which inspired the thumbprint cookies, Swedish Cakes and Cookies. The second recipe comes from the same page as the first, and is called Coconut Dreams…. 

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Christmas Cookies (gluten-free)

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We’re in full-swing Christmas spirit here, and one of our favorite ways to celebrate is by making cookies together These stars are my gluten-free chocolate chip cookies without the chocolate chips. We floured the dough lightly, rolled it out, and used two sizes of star cookie cutters. Then we melted dairy-free chocolate chips on the lowest heat…. 

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Chocolate Raspberry Cookie Bars

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This morning I was over at Gluten Free Easily and saw some tasty looking cookie bars called, Magic Oat Bars. Since I didn’t have any oats and we have some more food restrictions, I had to change the recipe considerably, but I think Shirley would really love my version—I wish I could send you one,… 

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I may have mentioned already on the Spunky Coconut Facebook Page, but we made cookies using the Goji Chocolate Pie Crust. I’m not a big cookie person myself; I’d rather eat the cookie dough =) My husband and kids on the other hand, love baked cookies. The good news is that this gluten free chocolate… 

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Chocolate Monster Cookies gluten-free, egg-free

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This weekend I had a craving for my gluten-fee Monster Cookies, but I thought I would try making them chocolate. So I substituted cocoa powder for the coconut flour. They came out really yummy, but if you’re looking for a dark chocolate cookie, the one in my cookbook (page 156) is darker. These were more like… 

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Monster Quinoa Almond Butter Cookies

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Did your mom ever make Monster Cookies with you when you were little? When my brother and I were little my mom used to make them with us at Christmas. I don’t know how these cookies began, but I’m guessing Mars, Inc. was behind it, since Monster Cookies feature M&M’s candy. If you google Monster… 

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Chocolate Heart Cookies, Gluten-Free

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Ahhhh…. love. Having two little girls is like Valentine’s Day all year long. The smell of their hair after a lavender shampoo, snuggling on the couch, hiding under their floral patterned quilt, I love you notes, and a million kisses a day. Still, with Valentine’s coming soon, there’s even more hearts and red paper projects… 

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