Gingerbread Cookies


½  cup organic coconut oil
½ cup packed brown organic sugar
1 egg yolk, 2 egg whites
1/3 cup mild-flavored maple molasses
1 tablespoon finely shredded orange peel (optional)
4 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoon ground ginger
3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cloves


Bowl 1:
Mix with wisk the butter, brown sugar, egg yolk, egg whites, maple molasses, shredded orange peel, and orange juice together until throughly blended. Consistancey should be runny.

Bowl 2:
Fold with spoon the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and ground cloves until throughtly blended.

Next pour the contents of Bowl 1 into Bowl 2 and mix well with your hands. Refrigerate cookie dough for about 2 hours.

Take dough and roll out with rolling pin on flat surface. Use cookie cutters to cut out fun shapes. Places cookies on cookie sheet and bake on 350 F for 13 to 18 mins or until edges and bottom are browner.

Cool on rack and enjoy.