Month: December 2014

Over 30 Holiday Treats (Gluten Free/ Dairy Free/ Refined Sugar Free)

Christmas is fast approaching and so are all the parties, family gatherings and unexpected guests.

Over 30 Gluten Free Treats

I always bake a wide variety because I love to eat a wide variety of goodies.

Here are many great recipes for your gatherings:

Over 30 Holiday Treats (Gluten Free/ Dairy Free/ Refined Sugar Free)

Cookies:

Simple Shortbread-also egg free

Almond Cookies– also paleo

Spritz Cookies

Grain Free Spice Cookies– also paleo

Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Cut Out “Sugar” Cookies– also egg free

Gingerbread Cookies– also egg free

Fudgy Mud Clusters– also egg free, no-bake

Squares:

Raspberry Jam Squares– also egg free

Butter Tart Squares

Almond Toffee Bites– also egg free

Turtle Brownies

Decadent Double Chocolate Bites

Salted Cashew Chewy Bars– also paleo, egg free

Chocolate Walnut Squares

Cakes and Cupcakes:

The Best Chocolate Cake

Almond Cake

Caramel Kissed Flourless Chocolate Cake– also grain free

Pumpkin Cake with Cashew Icing

Chocolate Yule Cake

Black Forest Triffle

Cinnamon Swirl Cake

Apple Spice Cake– also egg free

Pies:

Chocolate Cream Pie– also egg free, grain free

Lemon Meringue Pie

Shortbread Crust Apple Pie– also egg free

Caramel Apple Flan

Extra Treats:

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp– also egg free, paleo

Easy Truffles– also egg free

Apple Crisp– also egg free

Chocolate Caramel Cups– also egg free

Holiday Treats

Shared On: The Southern SpecialMix It Up Monday, Gluten Free Holiday Fix, Allergy Free Wednesday, Allergy Free Thursdays,

 

 

Ginger Snaps (Gluten Free/ Dairy Free/ Refined Sugar Free/ Vegan/ Egg Free)

Christmas time is a great time for the taste buds! I really used to love sampling everyone’s goodies… Well now a days, I need to make a wide variety of treats so that I can sample all of mine and don’t get bored with just one thing.

If you like ginger and cinnamon, then you will love these! These fresh ginger and blackstrap molasses gives them a great kick. Make them soft or crunchie. Bake them however you like!

Vegan Ginger Snaps

 

Ginger Snaps (Gluten Free/ Dairy Free/ Refined Sugar Free/ Vegan/ Egg Free)

2 c. gluten free flour mix

1 tsp. xanthan gum

2 tsp. baking soda

2 tsp freshly grated ginger (or dry)

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp. cloves

1/4 tsp. sea salt

2/3 c. coconut oil (or butter if not vegan)

3 Tbsp. black strap molasses

3/4 c. palm sugar (extra for rolling)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a medium size bowl, whisk together flour, xanthan gum, baking soda, spices and salt. Set aside.

In another bowl, cream together coconut oil, molasses and palm sugar. Add in dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Roll dough into one inch balls. Roll balls into palm sugar. Place onto parchment paper lined baking sheet. Flatten slightly with fork.

Ginger Snaps-Gluten free

 

Bake cookies for 6-8 minutes for soft and 11-12 minutes for crispy. If you bake them crispy they will last in a sealed container for up to two weeks on the counter. Cookies freeze well.

Shared On: Allergy Free Wednesday, Gluten Free Wednesday, Gluten Free fridays, Real Food Fridays, Foodie Friends Friday, motivational Monday, Mix It Up Monday, Mostly Homegrown Mondays, Real Food Recipes, Fat Tuesday, Tasty tuedays, The Southern Special, Healthy Vegan Fridays

 

 

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