holiday cookies

Holiday Sugar Cookies

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Can you believe it’s almost the end of the year? I think I’m in denial. This year has flown by! As much as I’m not ready for the holidays to already be here, I also love this time of year… especially when it comes to cookie baking time. I LOVE to bake cookies. Since we have been loving coconut oil in other baked goods and recipes we’ve been making this past year, I decided to make the traditional sugar cookies with coconut oil too! I wasn’t sure how these would turn out, but they were amazing. I can’t see myself […]

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Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

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True to the season, I wanted to create a festive take on the traditional sugar cookie. Not to mention, coconut oil makes sugar cookies so delicious. Since I’ve been traveling a lot lately, I decided to pull a little inspiration from one of my favorite TV chefs, Sandra Lee, and made it “semi-homemade.” You can of course, go above and beyond and make these cookies from scratch. I started out knowing I wanted to make a pumpkin flavored cookie. Since I do my best thinking while driving, an idea popped into my head – why not replace the egg with […]

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Homemade Gluten-Free Thin Mint Cookies

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During the winter holidays, a lot of recipes include mint. I personally love adding mint into all of my baked goods! Today I wanted to remake my favorite Girl Scout cookie, Thin Mints! Recipe Adapted from: Bakingbites.com Cookie Ingredients: 6 tbsp. Kelapo Coconut Oil 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract 4 1/2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder 1 3/4 cup gluten free all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp. salt Kelapo Coconut Oil Cooking Spray Chocolate Coating: 1 bag of semisweet chocolate 1/2 cup Kelapo Coconut Oil 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract Cookie Directions: In a […]

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