Lemon Goji Cookies

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2012/12/12 by nikkiledford

Aren’t they cute?!

I’m definitely on a cookie “kick” these days. Which is funny because I’m not a very “cookie” kind of person. I think it’s because they are a simple and inexpensive way to contribute to a party, give as gifts, etc… Not to mention that when I attend a holiday gathering full of gluten-y and unhealthy offerings, I have a delicious and safe options for my sweet tooth.

These are best if you find yourself some meyer lemons. But if you don’t, that’s cool. They will still be yum.

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Lemon Goji Cookies

3/4 c. coconut flour
4 eggs
1/2 c. honey
1/2 c. coconut oil
1 tsp. vanilla extract
4 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. lemon zest
1 shake of salt
a handful of goji berries for garnish

  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, oil, honey, and vanilla. Add lemon juice and zest.
  3. Add flour and salt. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Scoop out dough onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 10-12 mins or until golden on bottom.
  6. Remove from the oven and top with 1 or 2 gojis.
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