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Papaya Amaranth Cookies

Wheat Free Recipe

Delicious Papaya Amaranth Cookies made with amaranth and spelt flours sweetened with your choice of honey or maple syrup. Papayas are placed in the middle of the cookies before baking.

Cookie jar for Papaya Amaranth Cookies


1/2 cup amaranth flour
1 cup light spelt flour
2 tablespoons dry milk
1 teaspoon non alum baking powder
1/8 teaspoon sea salt (optional)
1/3 cup unrefined vegetable oil
1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
4 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
Dried papaya (chopped into 1/2-inch chunks)

Recipe Directions

Mix dry ingredients and liquids in separate bowls, then combine and mix thoroughly.

Drop spoonfuls of batter on lightly oiled baking sheet, and press a chunk of papaya into the center of each cookie.

Bake at 325-degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool on a rack before serving.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes about 18 Cookies.

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