Friday, March 9, 2012

Gluten Free Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Those famous Girl Scout cookies are rolling out and why should we gluten free people be left out. 
Here are a few delicious Wanna -Be recipes to get you started:

Gluten Free Do-Si-Dos Wanna-be

  1. Preheat  oven to 350 degrees.  Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and xanthan gum.  Set aside. 
  3. In a medium bowl,  beat peanut butter, shortening, and sugar.  Beat well.
  4. Add egg replacer and vanilla extract.  Beat well.
  5. Add flour mixture a 1/4 cup at a time until gone.  Beat well.  
  6. Pinch off dough and roll into 1 inch balls.  Flatten with a glass.  (I lightly oil the bottom of my glass.)
  7. Bake for 8 minutes or until just beginning to brown. 
  8. Let cool. 
  9. Make Filling:  Cream shortening, peanut butter, and confectioners sugar.  On bottom of cookie spread peanut butter filling (like frosting).  Top with another cookie, making a sandwich (bottom sides facing).  
Gluten Free Tagalong Wanna Be's

Ingredients for Cookie:
Chocolate Coating:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and xanthan gum.  Set aside.
  3. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy.
  4. Add egg replacer and vanilla extract.
  5. Add flour a little at a time to creamed mixture, until well blended.  
  6. Pinch off dough into 1 inch balls.  Flatten dough with the bottom of a lightly greased glass.  
  7. Bake for 8 minutes, until just beginning to brown.  Let cool completely.
  8. Make filling:  Cream peanut butter, sugar, and shortening until smooth.  Spread the filling like frosting on top of each cookie.  
  9. Make chocolate coating:  In a microwaveable bowl, heat chocolate chips and oil for 30 seconds.  Stir.  Continue heating at 30 second intervals and stirring until smooth.  
  10. Dip peanut butter frosted cookies in the chocolate coating with a fork.  Let excess chocolate drip off.  
  11. Place cookies on a plate and place in the refrigerator until chocolate coating is chilled.  

Here are two more recipes for your favorites that are delicious:

Better Batter has a delicious Thin Mint recipe Just Click Here!
and if you jump over to Gluten Free Betsy's there is a recipe for Samoas, check it out Here!

Super Yummy!

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