Only people with an allergy (i.e. people diagnosed with celiac disease) or an intolerance (i.e. non-gluten celiac sensitivity) to the guten need to follow a gluten free diet. Unless you have one of these diagnoses, gluten-free isn’t synonymous for healthy. But should you know someone who does have a gluten allergy, you can make them these cookies.
Makes 48 cookies
- 2 cups unsalted butter softened
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 4 cups gluten free 1-to-1 Baking Flour
- 1 cup almond flour or finely ground almonds
- 8-10 oz dark chocolate, milk chocolate and/or white chocolate
- Colored sprinkles, mini chips, etc. for decorating, if desired
- Preheat oven to 325°F.
- Place butter and sugar in large bowl and cream together at medium high speed.
- Reduce speed to low, and gradually add flour.
- Stir in almond flour or ground almonds.
- Refrigerate dough for about 15-20 minutes or until easier to handle.
- Using about 1 tablespoon dough for each cookie, shape into crescents, and place onto baking sheets.
- Bake for 13-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Cool on baking sheets for 2 or 3 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
- Melt chocolate in the microwave or over a double boiler.
- Dip one end of each cookie in chocolate, decorate with sugar, sprinkles, etc., as desired.
- Place cookies onto wax paper until chocolate is firm.