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Author Notes: These easy to make gingerbread cookies are perfect for xmas season! The peanut butter filling makes them even more yummi! Gluten, dairy and egg free recipe! —Joana
Makes 25 cookies
- 1/2 cup warm water
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1/2 cup dark muscovado sugar
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 3 tablespoons ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon, more to sprinkle
- 1 cup buckwheat flour
- 1 cup brown rice flour
- peanut butter for filling (or dark chocolate spread)
- Shredded coconut to sprinkle (optional)
- Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF and line a small baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Combine chia seeds and warm water and allow to sit for about 5 minutes.
- In a large bowl combine chia seeds and water, sugar, oil, ginger, cinammon and mix thoroughly.
- Slowly add the flours until well incorporated.
- With your hands create little balls with the dough and place them in the baking tray. Use your thumb to press in the dough and make a little hole halfway into the cookie.
- Bake for 20 minute.
- While the cookies are still hot, fill them in with peanut butter (or chocolate spread), in order for it to melt.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon and/or shredded coconut (optional)
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Family Recipe, Part 2
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