Are you planning a philanthropy event or getting ready to spread autism awareness throughout your community? If so, why not pull out those great puzzle piece cookie cutters you received at the 2011 National Convention and try this easy cookie recipe. If you didn’t attend Convention, you can purchase them for $5 in Xi Boutique.
Gluten-free Rolled Sugar Cookies
Oven Temperature: 375 degrees
Bake Time: 12 minutes
Cooling Time: 5 minutes
1 ½ sticks Butter, softened
1 c. Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 c. Sorghum Flour
½ c. Sweet Rice Flour
½ c. Tapioca Starch/Flour
½ c. Potato Starch
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Xanthan Gum
½ rsp Salt
Mix the flours, baking powder, salt and xanthan gum together with a whisk and set aside.
Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy with an electric mixer.
Add the eggs one at a time.
Add the vanilla extract.
Gradually add the dry ingredients and mix at a low speed until just blended.
Shape the dough into a round disk and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill overnight.
When you’re ready to bake, preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Sprinkle some Sorghum flour on your work surface and rolling pin, and roll ¼ or ½ the dough to about ¼’ thickness. Refrigerate remaining dough until needed.
Sprinkle additional flour as needed.
Cut dough with the cookie cutter and place the cookies one inch apart on parchment-line cookie sheets.
Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown.