These are the ginger cookies that dreams are made of! Absolutely irresistible to anybody fond of ginger and melt in your mouth cookies.

Gluten-Free Soft Ginger Cricket Cookies

Made with NMF Protein 2050 Gluten-Free Cricket Flour

Includes 1g of cricket protein per cookie

Makes 24 cookies

*ingredients are gluten free however crickets contain minimal amount of gluten unless you specifically use gluten-free cricket flour from Next Millennium Farms.

Ingredients

½ cup NMF gluten-free cricket flour

1 ¾ cups all-purpose gluten free flour mix

2 tsp ground ginger

¾ tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp ground cloves

1 tsp baking soda

¼ tsp salt

1/2 cup coconut oil, melted

¼ cup organic butter softened

¾ cup organic sugar

1 egg

3 tbsp molasses

1 tbsp orange juice

3 tbsp organic sugar

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Combine first group of dry ingredients, flours, spices, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a second larger bowl, cream together butter, coconut oil and organic sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, molasses and orange juice.
  4. Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the butter and sugar mixture. When mixed place in refrigerator for 20 minutes to set the dough.
  5. Place 3 tbsp organic sugar in a small bowl or on a small plate. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and then roll in the sugar. Place the sugared cookie balls on a parchment lined or ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Flatten very slightly.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until bottom and edges are a light golden brown. Allow cookies to cool for 5 minutes before removing from the cookie tray.
  7. Store in an airtight container or freeze them for future friends and family treats!
  8. Warning, place cookies out of sight out of mind as they have a tendency to call to all nearest sweet tooths!

 

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