Vegan Ginger Cookies with Cardamom
Recipe type: Cookies
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Serves: 24 cookies
Cookies spiced with ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, and nutmeg then rolled in metallic sprinkles for the perfect vegan holiday cookie.
  • 2-1/3 c. flour
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. fine sea salt
  • 3 t. ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 t. ground cardamom
  • 1 t. ground cinnamon
  • ½ t. nutmeg
  • ½ c. molasses
  • ¼ c. brown sugar
  • ½ c. coconut oil, warmed until liquid
  • ½ c. applesauce
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • Sprinkles or sugar for rolling
  1. In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  2. Stir in the molasses, brown sugar, coconut oil, applesauce, and vanilla until just combined.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F
  5. Fill a small dish with sprinkles or sugar. Roll the dough into 24 (1¼ inch) balls and roll in the sprinkles or sugar to coat. Place on an ungreased cookies sheet, spacing them 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly with the palm of your hand.
  6. Bake for 11 to 14 minutes or until the center looks set.
  7. Let cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes, then transfer to the rack to cool.
Adapted from Power Hungry
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at