Cinde Little of Everyday Gluten-Free Gourmet shares a a round-up of gluten-free cookies to celebrate Celiac Awareness Month in May! Why not bake and share some gluten free cookies? Whether you are looking for a new recipe to add to your repertoire, or you haven’t quite mastered gluten free cookies there is something here for you.
Cinde’s challenge to you is to make some homemade cookies during Celiac Awareness Month. Share cookies and recipes along with the important message that a gluten free diet is important for many people.
Scroll down and feast your eyes or head to the Cookie Blog here.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
The ever popular chocolate chip cookie is the perfect cookie to start with. It is so popular that I have more than one recipe and a few variations for it too. If you only make one cookie at home this could be it.
Original Chocolate Chip Cookies – This is an excellent chocolate chip cookie that is made with a single flour, quinoa flour.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches – If you love cookies then turn them into dessert for entertaining. There is no end to the possibilities when making an ice cream sandwich. Any cookie, any ice cream and garnish away.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza – In this recipe post I share my ideas for decorating a cookie pizza to go with the season. It is a fun dessert to take to a party.
Sugar cookies can be eaten plain but they are also ideal for decorating. Royal icing is more stiff than regular icing so give it a try if you have a keen group of decorators. A roll of disposable piping bags will last forever (almost) but if that sounds like too big of a commitment the 24 pack size is also available. Recipe here.
To make thumbprint cookies you push your thumb into the cookie dough balls and fill it with jam. Use a variety of jams to make a beautiful plate of homemade cookies. Recipe here.
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
These jack-o-lantern cookies are perfect for Halloween. Kids love the chocolate chip freckles and they can be easily decorated with candy or icing. Recipe here.
Gingerbread Cookies are not just for Christmas. Rolling, cutting, baking and eating cookies can be a fun activity for the whole family. If this is a challenge for you I recommend starting with simple shapes like hearts and circles. This is a big recipe so share it with friends. Recipe here.
Iced Pumpkin Spice Cookies
Pumpkin lovers don’t want to wait until fall to enjoy the many foods made with canned pumpkin. This cookie recipe includes pumpkin pie spices, tiny currants and a sweet icing on top. If you are a pumpkin lover or if you know one this is the recipe for you. Recipe here.
Peanut Butter Cookies
These peanut butter cookies are super easy, made with quinoa flour and they turn out perfectly every time. If you are baking with kids even the youngest ones can help. Sit them on the kitchen counter and let them flatten each dough ball by pressing the tines of a fork evenly on the top of each one. Recipe here.
In my family we all learned to bake cookies when we were young. As the name implies these cookies are not baked so they are a great place to start. They are sweet and chocolaty, easy to make and a favourite with kids. Recipe here.
Cinde Little writes the Everyday Gluten Free Gourmet food blog and teaches cooking classes in Calgary, Alberta where she lives with her husband.
Cinde became interested in gluten free cooking in 2009 after a friend was diagnosed with celiac disease. As a passionate home cook she encourages everyone to just get in the kitchen and cook. Food restrictions are real and learning to accommodate them is an important skill. Visit www.everydayglutenfreegourmet.ca or follow her on social media: