The Myers Way® Gingerbread Men

November 30th, 2018

Gingerbread MenThis recipe is a sneak peek from my AIP & Paleo Holiday Recipes eBook.

There’s nothing that says “the holidays are here!” quite like Gingerbread Men. Normally though, these cute little treats are full of refined flour and sugar, butter, and eggs.

My Gingerbread Men are made with all 100% autoimmune-friendly ingredients and natural, nutrient-rich sweeteners. You can have a lot of fun baking these traditional holiday cookies with your kids or grandkids. They also make a great gift!

Happy holidays!

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

Servings

12-18 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/4 plantain
  • 1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp molasses
  • 2 dates
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 7 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 cup coconut flour plus 1/4 cup for dusting
  • 1/2 cup tigernut flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves

Servings: cookies

Units:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In food processor, combine plantain, molasses, dates, vanilla, and coconut oil. Slowly add remaining ingredients to food processor until dough is formed. Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  2. Place cold dough on working space (you may need to dust space with coconut flour to prevent sticking). Roll out dough to ¼ in. thick. Cut dough into desired shapes.
  3. Place cut out dough on parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Let cool for a couple minutes before transferring to a wire rack.

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