Jump to content
  • Join Our Community!

    Do you have questions about celiac disease or the gluten-free diet?

key

Made Sugar Cookies!

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

Ok, I am SO happy I think I am glowing. I was going to make regular sugar cookies for my older kids to ice and put sprinkles on, but figured I better at least try to start learning stuff like this, because my baby that has celiac is 21 months and eventually will want some too. So I made the recipe in Bette Hagman's cookbook and they actually turned out. I took a picture of my little guy enjoying his. NO one, but a mom or someone with celiac would understand such excitement over something that simple! Anyway, I have had alot of stuff just turn out second rate from the real thing. Usually my motto has been, just don't even bother baking something gluten free, because it won't be as good, but these were excellent. I couldn't tell a difference. THere is hope!!!!!

I have not been a fan of stuff baked with Millet flour or the bean flours. THey are too strong for me. THe Millet was a bit gritty. Made chocolate chip cookies with bean flour once and they were thin and tasted off. This is the first cookie I have made that has turned out.

Ok, I will quit now!! LOL!

Just thought someone else might want to give it a try.

MOnica

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm glad they worked for you! I haven't tried sugar cookies yet, but I'm planning to sometime before Christmas. (Yikes, that should be like tomorrow!) Don't give up on the other types of cookies. I use the Bette Hagman flour recipe, with a little xanthan gum and make all my cookies that way. I don't like millet or bean flour either, but this really does work well.

Liz

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Monica-

great news! congrats :) gluten-free baking successes are no small triumph to be either !

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest nini

I use The Gluten Free Pantry's Old Fashioned Cake and Cookie Mix to make sugar cookies every year, the recipe is on their website, and they are AWESOME!!!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I saw the Gluten free pantry recipe and thought about using it and saw another one someone posted on here that they said was very good(it was similar to the one I used). Anyway, I was happy with them. I will try and post the recipe later, but the recipe is in one of Bette Hagman's cookbooks. I only have one of her cookbooks.

Monica

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I used this recipe for sugar cookies and they were great--my family liked them as well as the ones with wheat--

SUGAR COOKIES

2 cups shortening

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

6 cups rice flour blend

3 tsp. xanthan gum

4 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. salt

In large bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add dry ingerdients and mix well. Divide in half, form dough into balls and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Roll out as desired. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.

RICE FLOUR BLEND

6 cups rice flour

2 cups potato starch

1 cup tapioca flour

FROSTING

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup shortening

4 cups 10x sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

Enough milk or substitute to get desired spreading consistancy

Beat butter and shortening. Add vanilla. Beat in sugar. Add milk a little at a time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Top Posters +

  • Upcoming Events

    • April 17, 2019 Until April 27, 2019
      0  
      April 17-27, 2020   For the past few years many of you have asked us to arrange a River Boat Cruise that will allow us to visit Amsterdam's famous Keukenhof Gardens at its prime time of the blossoming of the millions of Tulips and Hyacinths - alongside the windmills of the Netherlands.  With the participation of a minimum of 20 persons we have arranged an All-Inclusive Cruise from Antwerp to Amsterdam.  This cruise will not be offered to the public until January, 2019 and always sells out quickly.   THERE WILL BE NO MONEY REQUIRED NOR COMMITMENT FROM YOU until we have all the final costs and details.  If you are at all interested check out our website for as many of the details that we have as of this time.   We need your request to be placed on a list of interested participants so we can present that number to Uniworld to show we have the sincere interest in this All-Inclusive Bob & Ruth's Gluten-free Cruise.   PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR THE DETAILED INFORMATION THAT WE HAVE AS OF THIS TIME.   http://bobandruths.com
    • May 01, 2019 04:00 PM Until 08:00 AM
      0  
       
       
       
      Celiac Emotional Healing Support Group
       
       
       
      Again you are invited to join Johnny Patout, LCSW for Baton Rouge's first emotional healing support group meeting to assist those living with celiac disease manage the emotional challenges so many of us face. Most often the emotional disturbances include depression, disinterest in normal activities, insomnia, grief, mood changes, anxiety, inability to concentrate, extreme concern about managing a gluten-free lifestyle and other emotional and behavioral challenges.
       
      The professionals at Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center created the emotional healing support group to give us a safe place to begin to process our emotions and support each other as we heal emotionally while managing celiac disease and the resulting autoimmune disorders.
       
      The emotional healing support group meets every Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm, at the Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center of Baton Rouge. Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center is located at 4637 Jamestown Avenue, Baton Rouge, Suite B-1. Suite B-1 is upstairs.
       
      The support group is free and open everyone managing celiac disease. For more information: emotionalhealingforceliacs@hotmail.com
    • May 04, 2019 Until May 05, 2019
      0  
      Nourished Festival is a family-friendly event with 10 locations across the US. Attendees will be able to sample food, health and beauty products, meet with companies, learn about the most current food lifestyles, receive coupons and attend educational sessions with industry experts. 
      Nourished Festival, managed by The Nourished Group and presented by Enjoy Life Foods, is the largest gluten-free, allergy-friendly and specialty diet event in the US, with 10 locations including.
      ABOUT THE NOURISHED FESTIVALS
      Managed by The Nourished Group, formerly The Gluten Free Media Group, The Nourished Festivals are the largest and fastest growing special diet consumer events in the United States. Started in 2007, the events have expanded from one to ten cities throughout the country. The festivals cater to anyone looking to lead a healthier lifestyle or those who follow a specialty diet due to autoimmune conditions, food sensitivities, allergies or intolerances. Offerings including Paleo, Keto, Plant-Based, Gluten-Free, Allergen-Friendly and Nut-Free products. The events provide the opportunity for attendees to sample and purchase new products, receive coupons, meet with brand ambassadors and attend educational classes with industry experts. For more information, visit http://www.nourishedfestival.com 
       
×
×
  • Create New...