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Watch: Holiday Cookies with Chef Laurel of Sweet Laurel Bakery

What’s sweeter than endless ocean views? Ocean views and freshly baked cookies. On December 15, Chef Laurel Gallucci — CEO and co-founder of L.A.’s beloved Sweet Laurel Bakery in Palisades Village — joined One Coast for a holiday edition of its “In the Kitchen Series” on Instagram Live. Featuring a step-by-step baking lesson from Chef Laurel herself, the live event provided Sweet Laurel Bakery’s vegan, paleo gingerbread cookie and chocolate chip cookie recipes — plus a glimpse inside Townhome 604’s spacious kitchen complete with Sub-Zero® and Wolf® appliances. Ready to get baking? Find the recipes and the full baking lesson below. 



Sweet Laurel Gingerbread Cookies

Bake these holiday favorites from scratch using the simple recipe below. Or, skip the mixing and order the pre-made cookie dough bundle from Sweet Laurel Bakery we won’t tell! 



  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup 100% maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl, stir almond flour, arrowroot powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt. Add the coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla. Stir until dough comes together and spices are evenly blended in dough 
  • Roll out dough between two pieces of parchment paper and refrigerate for about 20 minutes
  • Remove from refrigerator and begin cutting dough into shapes. Using a spatula, place on baking sheet. 
  • Bake about 10-15 minutes until golden brown on edges. Store in a sealed container up to five days



Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan, paleo, refined sugar-free, grain-free and as delicious as ever. Whether baking from scratch, snagging Sweet Laurel Bakery’s pre-made cookie dough or ordering a batch fresh-out-of-the-oven, this healthier take on the cookie classic is sure to become your new sweets staple. 



  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (chp. 1)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Mix together all ingredients except chocolate chips until soft dough forms. Slowly fold in chocolate chips, and 1 tablespoon at a time, press down onto baking sheet. Gently press down.
  • Bake about 7-9 minutes. Allow to cool. Remove from pan. 



A Closer Look Inside One Coast’s Oceanfront Kitchens

State-of-the-art kitchens at One Coast captivate with a sleek, contemporary design, top-tier appliances and a wide-open, light-filled space that inspires dwellers to experiment in the kitchen a little more than usual. One Coast kitchens are complete with a Sub-Zero® 48” built-in refrigerator and freezer and Wolf® gas range and double oven, speed oven/microwave, wall hood, warming drawer and coffee maker — making whipping up new recipes, hosting an extravagant dinner party or preparing a rich cup of coffee to enjoy on the terrace an effortless activity. And, with kitchens equipped with ASKO® 24” dishwasher and Artisan double bowl sink, clean-up is a breeze. 


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