Total Time
10mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Spicy, chewy cookies suitable for almost any diet! Spelt isn't totally wheat/gluten free so check first, but apart from that they're vegan, wheat/dairy/egg free, fat free and relatively healthy :). They last longer than most cookies in a sealed container. Great cookies for dunking, especially in hot soymilk!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup agave nectar
  • 14 cup molasses
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 1 12-2 cups whole spelt flour
  • 12 teaspoon ginger (more if you want it more spicy)
  • 12 teaspoon cinnamon (again, can use more)
  • 1 pinch salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt together agave, molasses and sugar over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool slightly.
  2. Mix in spices, salt and enough flour to form a stiff dough. Take small amount of dough and roll into a ball, then flatten onto a sprayed baking sheet. Yield will depend on size; I like to make mine smallish so they're more crunchy.
  3. Bake about 5 mins, or until just set (they will firm as they cool). Less time will make softer cookies; longer will make them crunchier. Cookies will be very crunchy once they've cooled, but will soften in a few days so if you don't like really crunchy cookies leave a few days before eating (which also allows the spices to 'meld' more), If you want them glazed, use a hard icing of confectioners' sugar and water which makes them similar to lebkuchen, but I tend to leave mine plain coz I like dunking them in hot soymilk!