Invite the kids to help decorate sugar cookies. Consider using plant based food color alternatives such as Color Garden or India Tree. Regular food dyes can be harmful to our health. More information can be found in the Food Dyes: A Rainbow of Risks report.
- 2 cups almond flour
- 1 tablespoon arrowroot powder plus more for rolling
- 1 large egg
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- Preheat oven to 325F.
- Combine dry ingredients in a bowl.
- Add wet ingredients and stir well.
- Roll dough into a ball and chill it in the fridge for 20 minutes.
- Remove the dough from the fridge and place it on parchment paper or wax paper. Dust your rolling pin with arrowroot flour, sprinkle the dough, and roll it to about ⅛ inch thick. Cut out shapes using your cookie cutters, then use a spatula to place the cookies on a greased cookie sheet (or one that has been lined with parchment paper.)
- Bake for 10-12 minutes, then allow to cool before decorating.