How to Make Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Gingerbread Cookies

These soft gingerbread cookies have just the right amount of sweetness and are so full of Christmas flavor that nobody would ever guess they are gluten-free, low in sugar, and full of protein!!

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How to Make Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Gingerbread Cookies Recipe
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

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Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Teff and garbanzo flour give these cookies plenty of protein--not something dessert is usually known for!

Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Teff and garbanzo flour give these cookies plenty of protein--not something dessert is usually known for!

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Did you know flax meal (ground flax seeds) is an amazing egg substitute in baked goods?

Did you know flax meal (ground flax seeds) is an amazing egg substitute in baked goods?

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Grate the ginger, then combine all wet ingredients in a small bowl. Using fresh ginger adds extra flavor to your cookies!

Grate the ginger, then combine all wet ingredients in a small bowl. Using fresh ginger adds extra flavor to your cookies!

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Sweet potato adds natural sweetness and keeps the cookies deliciously moist! Canned pumpkin is the perfect substitute if you don't have sweet potato handy.

Sweet potato adds natural sweetness and keeps the cookies deliciously moist! Canned pumpkin is the perfect substitute if you don't have sweet potato handy.

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Combine wet and dry ingredients and stir until smooth, but do not over mix. You're almost done!!

Combine wet and dry ingredients and stir until smooth, but do not over mix. You're almost done!!

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Scoop small spoonfuls of dough onto the prepared cookie sheets and bake for 12-14 minutes. Be sure not to over-bake!

Scoop small spoonfuls of dough onto the prepared cookie sheets and bake for 12-14 minutes. Be sure not to over-bake!

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Is the smell of gingerbread making you hungry yet? Mmmm...

Is the smell of gingerbread making you hungry yet? Mmmm...

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Enjoy! The best thing about this soft, just-sweet-enough gingerbread is that even though it's low in sugar & high in protein, it's loaded with Christmas-y flavor! 🎄

Enjoy! The best thing about this soft, just-sweet-enough gingerbread is that even though it's low in sugar & high in protein, it's loaded with Christmas-y flavor! 🎄

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Check out this link for more AWESOME Christmas cookie ideas from Brit + Co! www.brit.co/tag/christmas-coo…

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