Gluten Free Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day!  How do you celebrate?

This year my husband and I are staying in with the kids because we’re having dinner out next weekend with friends.  I always buy my kids some little sweet treat to celebrate and this year I made their classes Shortbread Bars with Cinnamon Heart Buttercream. It’s so good!

I also made some Gluten Free Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies for the first time this week.  I used coconut flour instead of regular flour, which I had never used before, and it gave it an amazing taste.  These cookies baked up so moist too and stayed moist for days after. Everyone that tasted them has asked for the recipe!

Gluten Free Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies | A Sweet Baker

Gluten Free Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies | A Sweet Baker

Have you been watching any of the Olympics?

I’ve been enjoying the skiing and skating competitions and we’re even getting to watch a bit of the action during the lunch break at school.  Our cafeteria and main foyer have TV’s that have been tuned to the Olympics so we can all get in the spirit of the games.  It’s amazing how much skill and talent we have in our great country.  I’m definitely proud to be Canadian!

Gluten Free Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies | A Sweet Baker

Whatever your plans are for Valentine’s Day, I hope you have a great day and get to spend it with those special in your life!

Gluten Free Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies | A Sweet Baker

Gluten Free Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 12-18 cookies

Moist Gluten Free Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies made with flavorful coconut flour. You won't be able to eat just one!

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup coconut flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar (reserve 1 Tbsp of sugar), salt, vanilla and butter.
Stir in coconut flour and let the mixture sit for 5 minutes to allow the batter to thicken.
On a small plate, combine cinnamon with the reserved 1 Tbsp. sugar.
Using a small cookie scoop, scoop dough into balls and roll into cinnamon-sugar mixture, coating thoroughly.
Place balls onto prepared cookie sheet, about 1 inch apart and flatten each ball with a fork.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack.
Enjoy!
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Comments

  1. I am so intrigued with the coconut flour, but these cookies do look moist and delicious! Must give it a go! Happy V Day!

  2. These look tasty. I’ve never tried coconut flour, but sounds like it would give great flavour. Happy Valentine’s Day!

  3. Love how puffy they look! Enjoy your weekend!

  4. This is awesome!! I bought some coconut flour and then never knew what to make with it, so it’s just sat in my cupboard for ages. I am SO making these with my poor neglected coconut flour! Thanks Liz. :) Hope you had a great V-Day!

  5. These cookies look fantastic Liz! I love how thick they baked up! Cinnamon sugar cookies are one of my favorites and love that you made these GF too :) I have some coconut flour in the pantry so can’t wait to give this recipe a try, pinning thanks for sharing :)

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