Whole Food Spelt Ginger Snap Cookies


Once the sweet gingery aroma hits your nostrils, it will feel just like Christmas. The addition of lemon zest to these cookies will add a little zing to your step!

ginger snap cookies

Whole Food Spelt Ginger Snap Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes



  • Preheat the oven to 180°C and line 2 trays with unbleached baking paper.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ground ginger, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the melted butter, coconut sugar, maple syrup, egg and lemon zest.
  • Pour butter and sugar mixture over the flour and mix together to form a dough. If the dough is too wet add a little more flour, if too dry add a little water.
  • Dust some flour over a clean and dry bench top. Using a rolling pin, roll dough to 1 cm thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut out shapes of approx 20 +cookies laying on pre-prepared baking paper.
  • Bake for 7-10 minutes or until cookies slightly darken and become fragrant.
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Course Appetizer, Baking - Sweet, Breakfast, Dessert, School Lunches, Snack, Special Occasion - Christmas, Special Occasion - Kids Party
Keyword Butter, coconut sugar, eggs, Ginger, maple syrup
Allergy Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Paleo, Vegetarian

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Brenda Janschek is an integrative health coach, nutrition and lifestyle blogger, recipe creator, passionate advocate for women’s and children’s health and a busy mum of two. Through her writing, coaching, nutrition presentations, popular health-based online programs and recipe eBooks, she helps busy mums develop and implement simple healthy nutrition and lifestyle habits than can be implemented into everyday life.

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