These raspberry vanilla cookies are healthy, but nobody will be able to notice. They’re soft and delicious, and the combination of raspberry jam and vanilla cookies is just right with a cup of coffee or tea.
This is a great real food treat, with coconut oil, maple syrup, and the fresh insides of a vanilla bean working together to bring about a wonderful holiday cookie.
Raspberry Vanilla Cookies
$.18 per serving
- 1 3/4 cups gluten-free flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1 vanilla bean, scraped
- 3 tbs raspberry jam
- 2 tbs shredded coconut
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Combine the dry ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
Combine the eggs, coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla bean seeds in a large bowl. Add the dry ingredients and stir to combine well.
Place the dough by heaping teaspoonful on a cookie sheet. With the back of a 1/4 teaspoon measure, press a small well in the middle of each cookie. Put 1/4 teaspoon of jam in each well.
Bake for 8-9 minutes and remove the cookies to a cooling rack. Continue with the remaining dough.
Sprinkle the cookies with the shredded coconut while they’re cooling.
Raspberry Vanilla Cookies Price Breakdown
This recipe makes about 30 cookies and the total cost is $5.48, or $.18 per cookie. Even with higher priced ingredients like coconut oil, gluten-free flour, maple syrup, and a fresh vanilla bean, this is such an affordable treat.