Chocolate heart cookies (gluten Free)
These gluten-free, vegan cookies will sweeten and spice up your day! This recipe makes simple round cookies, but you can make elaborate heart shaped cookies by rolling out dough and using a cookie cutter.
makes 25 cookies
1 cup rolled oats (certified gluten free), coarsely chopped in a food processor ( You may use quick cooking rolled oats.)
1 1/2 cup brown rice flour
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cardamon
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup safflower or sunflower oil
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Prepare baking sheet(s) by lining with parchment paper.
Combine dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Stir together wet ingredients in a small bowl. Using a whisk, make sure the liquid emulsifies completely.
Mix wet ingredients into dry.
Oil a measuring spoon, scoop out about 1 heaping tablespoon of the dough, form balls about 1 inch diameter and press onto the baking sheet, making round cookies, leaving 1 inch space between cookies.
Bake 7 - 10 minutes, until cookies are solid on the bottom, but still soft on top.
Cool and serve.
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