Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies

Now you can have Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies that are full of flavor. The mix of flours gives these great texture.

Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup butter or dairy-free alternative, room temperature

  • ½

    cup brown sugar

  • ½

    cup molasses

  • 1

    egg*

  • 1

    cup brown rice flour

  • 1

    cup sorghum flour

  • ½

    cup potato starch (not potato flour)

  • ½

    cup arrowroot starch

  • teaspoons baking soda

  • 2

    teaspoons ground ginger

  • 2

    teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground cloves

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

Directions

In a large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until fluffy and light. Add molasses and egg and beat until thoroughly combined. In a separate bowl, whisk together brown rice flour, sorghum flour, potato starch, arrowroot starch, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and salt. Gradually add dry ingredients to butter mixture to form a dough. Divide dough in half. Cover and chill in the refrigerator about 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each half of dough between 2 pieces of parchment paper into ⅛- to ¼-inch thickness. Using a cookie cutter, cut dough into gingerbread men. Pick up cookies with a metal spatula and transfer them to prepared baking sheet. If cut-outs are too sticky or soft to transfer, chill them for 5 minutes and try again. Gather scraps together and continue cutting cookies until all dough is used. Place cookies in preheated oven and bake 7 to 10 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute before removing. Decorate with your favorite gluten-free icing and sprinkles, if desired. *For Egg-Free Gingerbread Men, omit 1 egg. Mix 1 tablespoon flax meal with 2 tablespoons hot water. Add to recipe to replace 1 egg.


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