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Gluten-Free Vegan Coconut Cookies


  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 3/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla or orange extract optional


  • Sift together the corn starch and flour in one bowl.
  • Mix the margarine and sugar until fluffy in another bowl.
  • Add vanilla or orange extract, if using, to the margarine mixture.
  • Add flour mixture to margarine mixture and mix until combined. Add the coconut and mix.
  • Using a tablespoon measure, spoon onto a very lightly greased cookie sheet. Press down lightly, they probably won't spread.
  • Bake at 350ºF for about 20 minutes until golden brown on the edges.