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These gluten-free ginger cookies are crisp with a warm flavor. With just a hint of spice combined with a touch of sweetness, these gluten-free gingersnaps are the perfect cookie.
Gingernsnaps originated in Germany, and are a variation of the classic gingerbread cookie. Gingerbread cookies are chewy, often cut into shapes, and enjoyed mainly during the Christmas Season. Gingersnaps are crispy and often enjoyed anytime for a delightful dessert.
I made these gluten-free, dairy-free gingersnaps so those with allergies could enjoy this crisp, warm, spicy, yet sweet cookie. I added crystallized ginger to my gluten-free gingersnaps recipe to give them extra flavor. Keep reading to find out more.
Molasses is a syrup sweetener with a deep brown color used in some baked goods. Yes. Molasses is naturally gluten-free and safe to use. Some brands are labeled gluten-free. Check the labels carefully. Make sure molasses is the only ingredient listed. Some brands may contain natural or other flavorings which often contain gluten.
For more information on reading labels for allergens click HERE.
These terms are often used interchangeably. The biggest difference is crystalized ginger is coated in sugar then dried. Candied ginger is soaked in sugar then stored in syrup.
Many local grocery stores carry gluten-free gingersnaps. You can also find them on Amazon, Whole Foods, Target, and Walmart. Some popular Gluten-free ginger snap brands are MI-DEL, Aleia's, and Lucy's.
If you like this recipe try my Gluten-Free Snickerdoodle Cookies.
Did you make these GLUTEN-FREE GINGER COOKIES? Let me know how they turned out with a comment below! I love to hear from you.
Blessings, Laura xo