2.13.2013

Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies!

This recipe is perfect for baking a batch of cookies for Valentine's Day or Christmas!

Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

1 cup softened butter
1 cup granulated sugar
2 egg yolks
2 tsp vanilla

1/2 cup brown rice flour
3/4 cup white rice flour
1/2 cup tapioca starch/flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup sweet rice flour
1 tsp xanthan gum
1/4 tsp salt

Blend flours, xanthan gum and salt together in a medium bowl.

Combine sugar and butter together in a separate bowl and use electric mixer to beat together.

Add egg yolks and vanilla and beat for one minute.

Slowly add flour and beat.  Use hands to knead dough until smooth.

Refrigerate dough for one hour.

Preheat oven to 350*.

Sprinkle rice flour on your work surface and roll out dough until approximately 1/4 inch thick.

Cut out desired shapes using cookie cutters.

Place 1 inch apart on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bake for 7-12 minutes, depending on size.  They are ready when the edge start to turn golden brown.

Cool on cooling rack before storing or decorating.

Voila!

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