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Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Recipe

Sugar cookies are one of my favorite holiday treats to bake. While I love my classic rolled sugar cookie recipe, I also recently experimented with a dairy-free version using coconut oil in place of the butter. Because I am hosting a Thanksgiving party in a few days for my homeschooling groups, I recently came up with a gluten-free version to accommodate the children in my groups who do not eat gluten.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cream together the sugar and butter.
  2. Add the vanilla, egg, and milk.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the flours.
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients.
  5. Sprinkle water on the mixture until a dough ball forms. The dough should be not too wet but not too dry.
  6. Preheat the oven to 375°.
  7. Roll the sugar cookie dough into one-inch balls.
  8. Flatten the dough balls.
  9. Cut the dough using cookie cutters.
  10. Place the cookies on an ungreased or parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  11. Sprinkle the unbaked cookies with colored sugar.
  12. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until golden.
  13. Allow the cookies to cool slightly before removing from the cookie sheet.
  14. Allow the cookies to cool thoroughly.
  15. Store the gluten-free cookies in an airtight container.

Butter and Sugar for Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Adding the Egg and Vanilla to the Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

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Adding the Milk to the Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Flours for the Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Dough for Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Unbaked Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Baking the Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Image Credits

Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Recipe © 2016 Heather Johnson
Butter and Sugar for Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Adding the Egg and Vanilla to the Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Adding the Milk to the Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Flours for the Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Dough for Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Unbaked Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Baking the Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, daughter, son, dogs, and cat. She writes The Parenting Patch, which is a parenting blog, information, and news plus reviews, recipes, crafts, homeschooling, and more.

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