Gluten free sugar cookies are absolutely delicious and a real treat for you if you are a beginner to gluten free cooking and for the more experienced gluten free cook, as well. They can be used for just dessert as well as being good food for those on a diet. They are relatively simple to make and are a good sugar cookie recipe to start with. You do not require a large amount of fancy equipment for this, although do enjoy Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer, but you can create them using a more conventional hand held mixer as well. The more elaborate your mixers are, the less control you will have over the end product, so keep that in mind when choosing.
For this type of dessert, you will need- Three cups all purpose flour, three tablespoons baking powder, approximately two teaspoons of pure almond extract, about one and a half cups of water. These items can be found in a variety of different places. Your local grocery store should carry a small selection of gluten-free baking powder, as well as baking soda. If you are having trouble finding any of these ingredients, you may also want to ask for assistance at a health food or cooking store.
The ingredients for this particular recipe are basically the same as you would find any other sugar cookies recipe. Gluten free flour, sugar, and water are all going to be necessary. However, some of the recipes that you find online will specify that you use sheena strain, which is a kind of milky flour that is blended. Some recipes will also call for tapioca flour. If you cannot find either of these types of flour, you will also want to look for xanthan gum or tapioca starch.
When you get ready to cook your special cookie dough, make sure to use a non-stick pan or non-oil skillet to avoid getting food stuck to your pans. If using a pan with an oilier coating, you may find that your cookies do not come out quite right. You can also use a wooden spoon to smooth out the surface of your cookie dough. When it comes time to add the cookie dough, you will need about two tablespoons of each flour and sugar. Another trick to remember is to add all of the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients before you put the second egg.
You can also choose to substitute the regular white flour for the gluten-free sugar cookies recipe. This will keep your cookies from sticking together and give them a nice light texture. Of course, just adding a little flour can affect the taste and texture of the end product, but if you are not fond of gluten, this is a great option to try. For the replacement in white flour, you may consider using brown rice flour instead, which has a milder flavor and is also less expensive than regular flour.
Give Best Texture
For a nice crisp texture to your baked goods, try using a combination of equal parts rice flour and tapioca starch. Just be sure that both flours are completely mixed together before you begin your baking. Once you have your cookie dough ready, you should be able to form it onto your baking pans by using a fork. Let your pan cool slightly before you transfer it to the oven. Bake your gluten free baking cookies at 350F for about 12 minutes, and you will enjoy delicious, fresh-tasting cookies.
Some people do not enjoy using gluten free flour and sugar because they find it difficult to get the right flavor from the flour. In order to address this issue, you can substitute one type of sugar with another. For instance, you can replace white sugar with brown sugar in your gluten-free dessert recipes. Another option is to substitute vanilla extract for the almond extract. In many cases, almond extract tastes great as a substitute for the almond extract.
If you enjoy a sweet, luxurious dessert, then you will love the combination of gluten-free sugar cookies and a glazing that come in the form of a cookie crust. When you decorate these sweet creations with glaze, you can use either a pre-made cookie crust or you can create your own. You can find an assortment of different pre-made cookie crusts at any health food store, as well as online. Or, if you prefer to design your own gluten free flour and sugar free sugar cookies recipe, simply use a food processor and some peanut butter, salt and vanilla extract to create your own beautiful and sweet dessert.