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Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough (no flour)

Easy Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough made without flour. Includes oats, butter, molasses, brown sugar, and ground ginger. No eggs, so you can eat this cookie dough raw.

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Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough (no flour) recipe - platingpixels.comThis holiday season has me extra excited for seasonal recipes. Fall flavors and spices are a perfect way to cozy up during the cooler weather. Christmas cookies are a favorite of mine and were an essential part of the holidays growing up. This Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough honors that tradition in a fun and unique way.

Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough (no flour) recipe - platingpixels.comWhat’s not to like about a cookie dough mixture that you can eat. I’ve seen a few edible cookie dough recipes, and have always wanted to try them. The main factor is the absence of eggs, allowing you to eat the dough raw. Most of the recipe I’ve found include all-purpose flour as part of the dough. Maybe it’s just me, but I prefer not to eat raw flour. There’s a simple alternative in these Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough. Oat flour is used instead, making them more wholesome and gluten-free.

Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough (no flour) recipe - platingpixels.comTo make the homemade oat flour, I used the Ninja Intelli-Sense™ Kitchen System with Auto-Spiralizer. Precisely calibrated patterns of pulsing and pausing, combined with pre-programmed speed, power, and torque for each attachment create everything from fresh salsa, pizza dough, margaritas, ice creams, dressings, sauces, smoothies, soups, and of course Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough—all with a simple tap.

Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough (no flour) recipe - platingpixels.comIt features an intuitive touchscreen that responds to your touch and allows you to select between vessel-specific Smart Programs and manual options. For this recipe, the Precision Processor™ (food processor) with blade attachment pulses the oats into oat flour. Then change to the dough attachment and add the remaining ingredients. The DOUGH programs perfectly mix the ingredients into Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough.

Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough (no flour) recipe - platingpixels.com
Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough

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Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough (no flour)

Easy edible cookie dough made without flour. Includes homemade oat flour, butter, molasses, brown sugar and ground ginger.
Course Cookie
Cuisine American
Keyword edible cookie dough, ginger cookie, gingerbread cookie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Calories 140kcal
Servings 18
Author: Matt Ivan
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  • 2 cups oat flour
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • teaspoon salt
  • Granulated sugar, as garnish


  • Place oats, butter, brown sugar, molasses, ground ginger, cloves and salt in a stand mixer or food processor with dough attachment. 
  • Mix until well combined or about 1 minute, scraping sides as needed.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch bite-size balls, then coat with sugar. 


If you don't have oat flour on hand, simply pulse 2 1/4 cups old fashioned oats in a food processor until fine.
Nutrition Facts
Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough (no flour)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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  1. 5 stars
    I am not a person that eats raw cookie dough but I love oats and the spices you’ve used in this recipe. Energy bites are a good treat in our home so we will love this for sure.

  2. 5 stars
    Your dough reminds me of our Lebkuchen dough to make cookies, it has the same shine and color.
    I wouldn’t mind trying your edible dough right now.

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