Gluten Free Oreos Style Cookie

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Where do I begin? This gluten free oreos style cookies recipe was definitely a challenge to develop. However, it was absolutely worth the time! Through trial and error of different amounts of ingredients, omitting ingredients, trying several baking times and temperatures, and different styles of chilling the dough, it resulted in great cookie. In the tips section below I provide different baking times and different dough thicknesses so that you may bake them to your preference. I hope you, your friends, and family enjoy these, as much as my husband and I have enjoyed testing all of the different varieties. It’s great to know you that you we can have gluten free oreos, and without any artificial ingredients!

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Gluten Free Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

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If you are not familiar with whoopie pies, their texture is between a cookie and a cake. Filled with a cream cheese frosting, these gluten free red velvet whoopie pies are a treat that you can adjust the sweetness level to your liking. You can as much as double the powdered sugar, if desired, to make a filling closer to a oreos filling. I hope you enjoy this recipe. Some find anything made from a rich red velvet batter to be delicious. How about you? Continue reading “Gluten Free Red Velvet Whoopie Pies”

Crisp Gluten Free Chocolate Cookies / Wafers (Girl Scout Thin Mints)

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Refrigerated dough is so much easier to handle and prevents dough from spreading too much. In addition, chilled dough helps create crisp cookies. That’s exactly the features this cookie dough provides. They resemble the crunch of Thin Mints® Girl Scout Cookies. You’ll never miss the real thing. Continue reading “Crisp Gluten Free Chocolate Cookies / Wafers (Girl Scout Thin Mints)”

Gluten Free Date Bars

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These lovely bars are made with either wine, for adults, or with orange juice for the kids. Either way, these gluten free date bars are a wonderful treat. They are similar to their gluten cousins, Fig Newtons. A matter of fact, you can use figs in the recipe, as well as dried apricots. There a few variations that I have created and listed below including adding nuts, using wine (really cannot taste the wine – more like grapes) or orange juice as a reduction/filling, or spicing it up a bit with some ginger.
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Gluten Free Vanilla Wafers

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I have been wanting to create a gluten free vanilla wafers recipe for sometime now. It’s finally here. Now you can make that banana cream pie or banana pudding you used to make. This recipe was adapted from Food Network’s Chef Alton Brown’s recipe for Vanilla Wafers. They are just wonderful. I’m thinking of replacing my gluten free milano cookies recipe for this recipe instead. Whether you make them bite size or regular size, they are a treat, that for me, brought back some great memories from when I was young, as well as when my kids were young. There are a couple of variations which you can check out below in the Tips area. I hope you enjoy them. Continue reading “Gluten Free Vanilla Wafers”

Flourless Cookies – Pine Nut Cookies

Gluten Free Pine Nut Cookies

Typically Italian Pine Nut Cookies are made with marzipan or almond paste, however, you may use almond flour / almond meal, ground up, or even ground up pine nuts, as I did. You grind it to the consistency of any nut butter. Flourless cookies are wonderful, usually high in protein, thus lower in carbs. However, carbs still exist in the sugar. You may wish to use a natural sugar substitute, such as birch derived xylitol, if you are watching your carbs closely. Meanwhile, enjoy this pine nut cookies recipe. I definitely did. You can make them to order! Continue reading “Flourless Cookies – Pine Nut Cookies”

Sugar Free Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies with Oatmeal

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Perhaps you’ve already tried Carol Kicinski’s Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe. Well, these are another favorite, Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies with Oats. The twist? They are sugar-free and contain oats. Feel free to use another sugar-free alternative, other than xylitol. And if you’re corn-free, use a birch derived xylitol. Meanwhile, these flourless gluten free peanut butter cookies are packed with fiber, are low in carbs and yummy! Add chocolate chips, if desired. This gluten free recipe is so easy, any additions are cinch! Continue reading “Sugar Free Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies with Oatmeal”