YIELD: 24 cookies
1 tbsp ground flax seeds + 3 tbsp water
½ cup unsweetened applesauce
½ cup melted unrefined coconut oil
¼ cup molasses
2 cups oat flour
½ tsp aluminum free baking powder
¼ tsp sea salt
1 tbsp fennel seeds
1 tbsp orange zest
Preheat oven to 350ºF and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Add flaxseed/water mixture to a large mixing bowl with coconut oil, molasses and applesauce. Stir to combine.
Stir in oat flour, baking powder, sea salt, fennel seeds and orange zest.
Scoop dough onto baking sheet 2 inches apart using a cookie scoop. Gently press cookies to ¼-inch thick using a spatula. Bake 18-22 minutes.
Cool cookies at room temperature for 10 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to wire cooling rack and cooling completely.
Store in an airtight container in a dry location.
SOURCE: Hormones & Balance