Spelt Cookies

Spelt Cookies

wheat-free, egg-free, juice-sweetened

I’ve been looking for ways to limit the amount of wheat, sugar, and dairy products my son consumes. I made these cookies this afternoon and they were way better than I expected. Easy to make too. Spelt flour can be found at health food stores.

Spelt Cookies
makes about 3 dozen

2 1/3 cups spelt flour (found in health food stores)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup apple juice concentrate, thawed
1/2 cup oil
3/4 cup milk-free, unsweetened or semi-sweet chips (carob or chocolate) OR 3/4 cup chopped nuts, any kind

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. lightly oil baking sheet. In a bowl combine the spelt flour and baking soda. In a separate bowl mix the oil and apple juice concentrate, and stir into the flour mixture until just mixed. Fold in the chips or nuts.

Drop by heaping teaspoonful onto the baking sheet and bake 10-14 minutes or until they begin to brown. Using a spatula, immediately remove to wire racks.

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