Gingerbread Cookies

sorghum recipe ginger cookies

Love holiday baking, but need to go gluten-free? These great holiday cookies are made with sorghum!


  • 2 ¼ cups Nu Life Market Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour with sorghum 
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves 
  • ¼ teaspoon salt 
  • 1 teaspoon soda 
  • ¾ cup butter flavored palm shortening 
  • 1 cup white sugar, plus an additional ¼ cup for rolling 
  • 1 egg 
  • 1 tablespoon water 
  • ¼ cup of molasses


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together Nu Life Market Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour, ginger, cinnamon, clove, salt, and soda. Set aside. 
  3. With a mixer, beat 1 cup of white sugar and butter flavored shortening in a separate large bowl until light and fluffy. Add the egg and beat well. Stir in water and molasses. Slowly add the flour mixture, mixing until well combined. 
  4. Form dough into 1-inch balls and roll them in the remaining ¼ cup of sugar. 
  5. Place cookies on an ungreased baking sheet two inches apart and bake for 8-12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to rest on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Then move them to a wire rack and allow them to cool. 

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