Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies

These ginger cookies are simple to throw together and provide a warm, spicy treat at any time of the year. This recipe will quickly become a favorite in your repertoire.


  • 1 ¼ cup almond flour tightly packed
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. clove
  • 2 tsp. ginger
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ¼ cup coconut oil


Combine the dry ingredients and break up any clumps in the flour or sugar with a fork. Stir in the wet ingredients and mix well. Shape the cookies into circles and arrange them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool completely and enjoy!

Lara Lyn Carter, southern chef and Georgia agricultural ambassador, recently won her first Emmy in the category of On Camera Talent for hosting Thyme for Sharing with Lara Lyn Carter, which she also created and produced. As both a television and private chef, Lara Lyn has entertained and cooked for people from coast to coast and at numerous food and wine festivals, including the Telluride Wine and Food Festival in Colorado and the Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival in Miami. Her cookbook, Skinny Southern, releases March 1.