Ginger Cookies. These gluten free cookies are infused with ginger, cinnamon and clove essential oils. They are a hit with the kids!

Ginger Cookies

  • Author: Vanessa Vickery
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 10


  • 1 + 1/2 cups almond meal
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 drops ginger essential oil (or 2 teaspoons ground ginger)
  • 2 drops cinnamon bark essential oil ( or 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon)
  • 1 drop clove essential oil (1 teaspoon ground cloves)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 170 degrees celcius
  2. Add dry ingredients, mixing well, ensuring that there are no clumps from the almond meal.
  3. Add coconut oil and maple syrup to a glass bowl, whisking well to combine. Then add the essential oils.
  4. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and mix well.
  5. Use soup spoon to scoop out mounds of the cookie dough. Use slightly damp hands to shape the cookies how you want them and place them on a lined baking tray.
  6. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes, depending if you want the outsides to be soft or crunchy.
  7. Leave to cool for 10 minutes.