Gluten Free & Vegan

recipe by: Sophie Wix // Bonnappetitlife




What you need…

  • 1/2 c coconut oil, melted (this substitutes butter)
  • 1/2 c vegan shortening, room temperature
  • 2 flax eggs: stir 2 tbsp ground flax seeds with 5 tbsp water, let sit for 5 minutes
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 + 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 2 3/4 c gluten free all-purpose flour mix
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 3 tsp cinnamon + 3 tbsp sugar = the sugar you will roll the dough in

Simple steps:

  1. Preheat oven 400F. Line two baking sheets with foil or parchment paper.
  2. Prepare flax eggs. Whisk coconut oil (melted), shortening, vanilla and sugar in a large bowl. Add the flax eggs and whisk until totally combined.
  3. Whisk flour, baking soda, and salt in a smaller bowl.
  4. Gradually beat in flour mixture to shortening mixture. Knead with hands.
  5. Roll dough 1-tbsp at a time into spheres. Roll in the cinnamon-sugar.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until you see the cracks start to form on the tops.
  7. Spread happiness!

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