The word polvo, in Spanish, means powder or dust. These gluten free polvorones, aka Mexican wedding cookies, Spanish polvorones, or walnut shortbread cookies, are not dust. However, powder or dust is a resemblance of what its crumbly texture leaves behind. The delicate texture is created by its lack of egg. Real shortbread made by master chefs are just … Continue reading Gluten Free Polvorones (Shortbread Walnut Cookies)
This recipe for gluten free St. Patrick’s Day cookies is incredible! They’re in between a shortbread and sugar cookie. Shortbread cookies contain more butter than sugar cookies which makes them a bit softer and richer. Everyone loves these cookies. Adding a little green or Irish theme makes them that more special.
Also, be sure to read my article on Gluten Free Food Coloring at the below link. If you’re dairy-free, be sure to see my suggestions on how to make gluten free cookies to your liking using Earth Balance in the Cut-Out Cookie recipe. In addition, I have added a substitute for gluten-free meringue powder in my Royal Icing recipe. Enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day and be safe! Continue reading Gluten Free St. Patrick’s Day Cookies
This gluten free peanut butter cookie recipe contains whole grains, oats, superseeds, and inulin for plenty of fiber. No gums such as xanthan or guar are used at all. These chewy delights are lightly sweetened with sugar, but supplemented with natural sugar substitutes, making for a healthier cookie. Continue reading Chewy Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oat Cookies with Superseeds & Grains
I love these gluten free shortbread cookies. They’re a tad different as they have a bit of an Italian flare. They are also firmer than traditional shortbread, which breaks apart easily. I’m sure you’ll love them as even gluten-eaters do. If you prefer a traditional version, I’ve included a recipe for those as well.
Even on a diet, I don’t deny myself goodies. Just one of these delicious shortbread cookies can go a long way. Shortbread cookies are made to almost fall apart when you bite into them. However, I like them a little firmer than that. I think these are just perfect. The jam is just icing on … Continue reading Gluten Free Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies
Whether you love Oreos or Thin Mints, you’ll love these gluten free Christmas cookies. I’ve taken my Gluten Free Oreo Cookie Recipe and covered them with a similar creamy white glaze and topped them with finely crushed gluten free candy canes. If desired, dip these delicious cookies in chocolate flavored with mint extract to make … Continue reading Deconstructed Gluten Free Oreo Peppermint Cookies
I’ve never been a fan of gingerbread cookies or houses when I consumed gluten, probably because people like to make them sturdy, which means dry in my book. This recipe is pretty sturdy, but moist inside. I love them. Last year, you couldn’t stop me and my husband from grabbing a piece of the gluten … Continue reading Gluten Free Gingerbread Christmas Tree
Once you find some wonderful Gluten Free Recipes, you may wish to decorate some of them. Cakes, cupcakes, donuts, and cookies, look more celebratory and inviting with a little color. It is fairly easy to read a label to determine whether or not a decorating product for cakes and cookies contain gluten. However, if you … Continue reading Are Cake Mate & Betty Crocker Decorating Products Gluten Free?
Please join me on Facebook Saturday and Sunday, December 5 – 6, 2015 for a gluten free cookie exchange. You are welcome to post a cookie recipe along with a photo to share with others.
Are you looking for healthier gluten free cookies? These may for you! They are free of granulated sugar and butter. Instead, the recipe calls for organic butter flavored shortening along with brown sugar. Molasses and xanthan gum are added to create a chewy texture. These soft baked cookies are delicious, without being overly sweet.