Chocolate Spice Cookies

1/2 c. coconut oil, nearly melted

1/4 c. sugar


1 egg, slightly beaten

1/2 c. molasses

1 T. apple cider vinegar

1/2 t. ground cinnamon

1/2 t. ground cloves

1/4 t. chili powder or paste

1/4 t. kosher salt


3 c. minus 2 T. whole spelt flour

3/4 t. baking soda


Combine oil and sugar.  Mix in egg through salt.  Stir in flour and  baking soda.  Dough will be stiff. Divide dough in half and press into two flat discs.  Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour.


Preheat oven to 350*.  Roll dough out onto parchment paper and cut into desired shapes.  Place on baking sheets lined with parchment and bake at 350* for 5-6 minutes.  Cool on baking racks and then decorate as desired.