Gluten Free Molasses Cookies

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies
Makes 24 cookies / Prep time: 30 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 66 kcal
  • up butter or coconut oil room temperature
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sorghum flour
  • 2 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  1. Place a rac
  2. chment paper.
  3. With a mixer; beat the butter and brown sugar on low speed until well blended, about 1 minute. Add the egg, molasses, and vanilla and beat until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together the sorghum, cinnamon, ginger, xanthan gum, baking soda, and salt. Gradually beat the flour mixture into the butter mixture on low speed until well blended, scraping down the side of the bowl if necessary. The dough will be stiff.
  5. Shape the dough into 24 balls, each 1 inch in diameter with your hands. Flatten each ball slightly between your palms and place them on the prepared baking sheet about 1 to 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until cookies are just set. Cool the cookies 2 to 3 minutes on the baking sheet then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Recipe Notes

This dough can be rolled into a 1 1/2-inch round log for refrigerator cookies. To bake just cut the log into 1/2-inch slices and bake as directed. Adapted from a recipe found in “1000 Gluten-Free Recipes” ~ Carol Fenster, PhD.

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Molasses Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 66
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 66mg3%
Potassium 85mg2%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.