Sugar Cookies with Grape Tree

Those lovely people at Grape Tree have found this amazing recipe for sugar cookies by @thehappyhealthyunicorn on Instagram.  They are so easy to make, are kid-approved and are sweetened with only honey.  Perfect for a  mid morning snack or to slip into a lunch box .. they are also a great activity to do with your children.   

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 4 TBSP coconut flour
  • 2 TSP vanilla
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 TSP baking powder 
  • Pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Combine all of the dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix 
  2. Add the honey, melted coconut oil and vanilla and combine until it forms a dough 
  3. It’s best to freeze for around 30 mins to firm up 
  4. Roll out between two parchment paper pieces with a rolling pin 
  5. Use cookie cutters of choice and then bake on 180C for around 10 minutes or until the edges turn light brown


Recipe For Cookie Icing:

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup coconut butter melted (remove the coconut butter with a spoon, place it into a container standing in a bowl of hot water. Do not stove heat or it will not melt properly)
  • 2 TBSP honey
  • 1 TSP vanilla

Method:

  1. Stir in honey and vanilla to melting coconut butter
  2. For colour (optional) use fruit powders and spirulina and mixed through the coconut butter mixture

For more recipes and ideas visit Grape tree's blog here