Flax Shortbread Cookie

Need a sweet treat? Give this flax shortbread cookie a try!

Flax Shortbread Cookie

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups Manitoba Milling Co. Flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup granulated or coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, warm and melted
  • 5-6 tsp water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt optional
  • sprinkle of powdered sugar optional


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk Manitoba Milling Co. Flaxseed, coconut sugar, and salt.
  • Add warm coconut oil and water and stir until the mixture becomes dough-like. Let the dough sit for five minutes to absorb the liquid.
  • Roll the dough into even balls on the parchment paper. Can use a cookie scooper for this. Dip the bottom of a glass into sugar and flatten the dough in an even circle.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle cookies with powdered sugar if desired.