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  • Chai Almond Cookies

    Chai Almond Cookies

    Chai Spiced Almond Cookies

    Chewy and soft center, gluten free, refined sugar free, *can be made vegan too.
    Total Time 45 mins

    Equipment

    • small bowl, large bowl, measuring spoons, measuring cups, whisk, folk, baking tray, baking paper, fridge, oven.

    Ingredients
      

    Dry ingredients:

    • 1 ½ cups Ground almond
    • ¾ cup Gluten free flour I use edmonds
    • 1 tsp Baking powder
    • ½ tsp Baking soda
    • ¾ cup Coconut sugar
    • 1 tsp Ground ginger
    • 1 tsp Cinnamon
    • 1 tsp Ground cardamom
    • ½ tsp Allspice
    • Pinch each of salt and ground black pepper

    Wet ingredients:

    • cup Melted coconut oil
    • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
    • 2 Tbls Maple syrup or rice bran syrup
    • 1 Whisked egg white *can use 2 Tbls whisked aquafaba here for vegans

    Instructions
     

    • Sift all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
    • In another small bowl, whisk together the oil, essence and syrup. Add the whisked egg white and gently mix together.
    • Add the liquids to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
    • Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
    • Preheat oven to 180oC.
    • Line a baking tray with paper.
    • Roll into walnut size balls (about 25 gm) and pace on your prepared tray allowing a little room to spread.
    • Press each ball gently down with a fork or your fingertips.
    • Bake for about 12-15 minutes.

    Notes

    *What is aquafaba? It’s the brine in a can of chickpeas which makes a fantastic substitute for egg in most baking.
    Keyword GF, refined sugar-free, Vegan