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I’m actually not a huge fan of traditional sugar cookies, even when I was eating everything (gluten, dairy, sugar, etc) I didn’t like them. So why I decided to try a gluten, dairy, and refined sugar free ‘sugar cookie’, I don’t know. But I’m happy I did. These are tasty! I also love the texture. They’re almost buttery; they melt in your mouth.

Vanilla Wafer Sugar Cookies (refined sugar free!)

1/2 cup sweet sorghum flour
1 cup sweet white rice flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup coconut oil
3 tbs unsweetened almond milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
20 drops NuNaturals alchohol free liquid stevia
2 tbs honey or light agave nectar


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flours, salt, and baking soda. Mix together with a whisk. In a another medium mixing bowl, add the coconut oil (melt it so that it is a liquid), unsweetened almond milk, vanilla extract, liquid stevia, and light agave nectar or honey. Combine both mixtures in liquid bowl, slowly folding in the flour. Mix together well.

Take a measuring spoon (approximately 1 tablespoon) to measure out the dough for each cookie. Roll a ball in your hand and press lightly onto a cookie sheet. I personally liked the cracked edges, but if you’d prefer a smooth edges, wet your fingers and mold the cookie. However the cookie looks before it goes into the oven, it will come out that way. I fit about a dozen onto each cookie sheet.

Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes, watching closely that the edges don’t brown.

They don’t hold together as great as a regular sugar cookie, but as long as you don’t put them in a container and shake the crap out of it, they won’t crumble like a sandcastle.

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4 Responses to Vanilla Wafer Sugar Cookies (refined sugar free!)

  1. They look tasty and cute, Aubree! I was suprised to see they don’t contain cinnamon, not that I expect that in sugar cookies, but they look cinnamony. ;-)


  2. They look lovely and almost ‘real’ :)

  3. Megan says:

    I think coconut oil makes everything taste better. These look delicious.

  4. Iris says:

    Thanks for coming up with these. I’ve been trying to think of how to make holiday cookies without using sugar, and I was having a really hard time coming up with something.

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