Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Be sure that your baking mix does not have xanthan gum in it before you try this recipe. If it does, leave the xanthan gum out of the recipe.

Makes: 36 cookiesHands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 36 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2½ cups gluten-free flour mix
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2½ tsp. xanthan gum

Directions

  • Beat shortening, butter, and sugar on highest speed of a mixer until well blended. Blend in egg, vanilla, and nutmeg.
  • Whisk flour mix, baking powder, and xanthan gum together. Add to butter mixture.
  • Chill dough 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll dough out on a flat surface dusted with flour. Cut with cookie cutters. Transfer to ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake 12–15 minutes.

Recipe Information

Makes: 36 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2½ cups gluten-free flour mix
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2½ tsp. xanthan gum

Directions

  • Beat shortening, butter, and sugar on highest speed of a mixer until well blended. Blend in egg, vanilla, and nutmeg.
  • Whisk flour mix, baking powder, and xanthan gum together. Add to butter mixture.
  • Chill dough 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll dough out on a flat surface dusted with flour. Cut with cookie cutters. Transfer to ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake 12–15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium10mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars4g
Protein1g