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Mini Sunflower Seed Butter Cookies

Makes 36-40 mini cookies



  • 1 C. sunflower seed butter
  • ½ C. allergy-friendly shortening
  • ¼ C. granulated sugar
  • ¾ C. packed brown sugar
  • 1 t. baking soda + 1 T. white vinegar
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1 ½ C. gluten free, all-purpose flour
  • 1 t. guar gum
  • ¼ C. hemp seeds
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • ¾ t. salt
  • 1 C. Enjoy Life Foods Dark Chocolate Morsels


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Using a stand mixer (or in a large bowl with a hand mixer), mix the sunflower seed butter, shortening, granulated sugar and brown sugar on medium until well combined, about 3 minutes.
  3. Scrape down the sides and add the baking soda/vinegar mixture and the vanilla. Mix until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the remaining ingredients from the All-Purpose Flour to Dark Chocolate Morsels.
  5. Add the flour blend to the shortening mixture and mix until combined, about 1-2 minutes.
  6. Using a small cookie scoop or a spoon, scoop out a golf ball size chunk of dough and press into a thick round shape.
  7. Bake for 6 minutes, rotate sheets and the bake an additional 5 minutes.
  8. Let cool completely on the trays before moving to a container for storage.