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