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Published on July 14th, 2013 | by Reader Recipe


Reader Recipe: Chewy Molasses Cookies

by Health, Love, and Chocolate

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chewy molasses cookies

These cookies are a take on the classic molasses cookie. They use almond flour as a base, making them friendly to many food intolerances, and adding a bit of nuttiness which is a great compliment to the deep molasses flavor.

Molasses Cookies

(makes 12 large cookies or 18 small cookies)

  • 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/16 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons ghee or Unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons unsulphured blackstrap molasses
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F
  2. Mix dry ingredients in large bowl
  3. Add in wet ingredients and stir until combined
  4. Form dough into 1” balls and place 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet
  5. Bake for 10 minutes
  6. Allow cookies to cool completely

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One Response to Reader Recipe: Chewy Molasses Cookies

  1. Tanya Sitton says:

    These look delicious! For our vegan readers, these cookies look super-easy to veganize… just swap agave for the honey and vegan butter for the ghee:

    Yummy-looking recipe! :)

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