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Can someone help me with a baking question? If I wanted to make the nestle tollhouse cookie recipe could I just substitute gluten-free flour for the regular flour? If anyone tried this did they come out OK? Also, what gluten-free flour combination would be best?? Thank you all for your help.

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Hi Maryann--I'm still learning to bake with the alternate flours, but I have found that a mixture of flours works well. I can't remember where I got this blend recipe from--I have so many things jotted down--but I mix 6 cups of rice flour, 2 cups of potato starch and 1 cup of tapioca flour (I use Ener-g flours). Just put them in a large jar and shake. I also use xanthan gum--about a tsp. for a batch of cookies. That makes a huge difference. Hope this helps!

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I have great luck with the Tollhouse cookie recipe. I even leave eggs out and it works. (I do use a substitue.) I use the same flour mixture as above, but I always use brown rice flour and about 2 tsp. of xanthan gum for the cookies. If you can handle nuts, they're really yummy with about 1/3 C peanut butter or almond butter mixed in. My kids take these to parties at school and even die-hard junk food junkies love them.

Good luck!

Liz

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I have great luck with the Tollhouse cookie recipe. I even leave eggs out and it works. (I do use a substitue.) I use the same flour mixture as above, but I always use brown rice flour and about 2 tsp. of xanthan gum for the cookies. If you can handle nuts, they're really yummy with about 1/3 C peanut butter or almond butter mixed in. My kids take these to parties at school and even die-hard junk food junkies love them.

Good luck!

Liz

Which egg substitue?

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I substitute the gluten free pantry baking mix for regular flour, but then don't add the salt. The flour already have salt in it. They are GREAT!

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I use brown rice flour and vegan "butter" with the Toll House recipe and they come out so very tastey!

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I make alot of my old gluten recipes by just changing the flour to Bob's Red Mill or Betty Hagman's 4 flour blend and they have always been perfect, in fact most can't tell the difference. I don't even add the xanthan gum.......

happy baking

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Which egg substitue?

I use 2 tsp. Ener-G Egg Replacer, sifted in with the flour, and 1 Tbs. ground flaxseed, mixed with 3 Tbs. water, mixed in with the butter and sugar. This seems to work for all my cookies that don't have to look completely white - like, I wouldn't try it for rolled sugar cookies.

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