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Magdalene's Maple Ginger Bliss Cookies
From: Patrick Michaels, Kapaa, HI

Blossoming Lotus, and award winning(PETA) restaurant on Kauai, has a cookbook with great food.


  • ½ c sucanat
  • 1/3 c safflower oil
  • 3 Tbl maple syrup
  • 2 Tbl fresh ginger juice
  • 4 tsp molasses
  • 4 tsp applesauce
  • Dry:

    1 1/3 c spelt flour
  • 2 tsp ground flax seeds
  • 2 tsp arrowroot powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch allspice powder
  • Pinch cardamom powder

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix wet ingredients together in a large bowl.
Sift together dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Add dry to wet and mix well.
Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.

Form cookies with approximately 1 tbsp of dough each on a well oiled cookie
sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Let cookies cool completely.

Variation: add ¼ c cocoa powder to dry ingredients for chocolate bliss cookies.
Top with chocolate chips before baking.

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