gluten free valentine cookies and other gluten free cookie themes!

ahhhh, another holiday coming up already!  my go to mix for sugar cookies is always the sugar cookie mix from cause you're special.  these cookies come out perfect every time.  simply follow the directions as written on the bag and roll out into the shape of the holiday!
glaze for sugar cookies 
makes enough glaze for 8 cookies.  many times, i make the cookie shape and freeze the raw dough shape.  for a 3" cookie, the frozen dough bakes for 10 minutes in a 350 oven.

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 5 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 4-5 cups sifted powdered sugar (glaze should be the consistency of syrup--add  sugar slowly to prevent from becoming too thick to pour.
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • in small heavy bottom pot melt butter, add whipping cream--stir until blended.  slowly whisk in powdered sugar until reaches consistency of syrup
  • divide glaze into several small bowls.  add a few drops of food coloring to make desired colors.  i use ateco food coloring- available online at amazon

the hanukkah cookie...

the tennis and flower power cookie...

more flower power cookies...

classic NY black and white...

the evil eye cookie

the turkish flag cookie

thanksgiving turkey

more evil eyes...

One Response to gluten free valentine cookies and other gluten free cookie themes!

  1. cmk says:

    As always, your recipes continue to inspire. As a Mom with a child who has Celiac (I myself am GF out of solidarity) I so appreciate this blog. Please keep the recipes coming!

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