Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

GLuten-Free Peppermint chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Crinkle Cookies are one of my FAVORITE holiday desserts to make. A little crispy on the outside, but still soft and a bit gooey on the inside. I’m testing how I feel eating gluten-free so I just had to share this recipe from One Lovely Life! To bring down the sugar content a bit, I replaced conventional powdered sugar with Monk Fruit Powdered Sugar, a natural sweetener that is Keto Approved. I promise you won’t know the difference. 

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Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

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Gluten-Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Crinkle Cookies are one of my FAVORITE holiday desserts to make. A little crispy on the outside, but still soft and a bit gooey on the inside. I'm testing how I feel eating gluten-free so I just had to share this recipe from One Lovely Life!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Keyword: crinkle cookies, gluten-free
Servings: 4 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup avocado oil (or other neutral tasting oil)
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups cane sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cups gluten-free flour (see above for my favorite kind)
  • 1 cup monk fruit powdered sugar (see above for my favorite) can also use conventional powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Combine oil, cocoa powder, and sugar in a large bowl or mixer. Stir until completely combined.
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly between each one.
  • Add vanilla and peppermint extract.
  • Add salt, baking powder, and gluten free flour. Stir until just combined. Do not over mix!
  • Chill dough in freezer for 30-40 minutes. Or chill overnight in the fridge.
  • One chilled thoroughly, preheat over to 350 degrees F.
  • Line your baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add powdered sugar to a bowl.
  • Use a cookie scoop or hands to create 1" balls.
  • Drop balls in powdered sugar and roll around to coat completely.
  • Place coated dough on the baking sheet and bake for 6-8 minutes. Watch carefully, you want the edges to be crispy, but the center to be slightly soft still.
  • Let cookies cool on baking sheet for 2-3 minutes then remove and place on a cooling rack.
  • Repeat until all the dough is used.

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