GF Cookie Mix S’more Bars

I’m always on the lookout for something that tastes amazing and is easy to make. Enter gluten free mixes. Now you can use any sugar cookie mix you have or like. Pamela’s, Betty Crocker, King Arthur Flour, Pillsbury…there are a boatload of them to choose from. So grab one and get baking! Gluten Free Cookie…

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Lemon Chess Pie

Love Lemon Meringue Pie but don’t like the fuss? Here’s a nice and tart lemon pie with out the fuss of meringue. Your lemon fix simplified….. sounds good! The cornmeal sounds odd but really helps in thickening the pie filling. Lemon Chess Pie Ingredients: 1 refrigerated gluten free pie crust ( we used Whole Foods brand)…

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Mini Hazelnut Cakes for two

A tender crumb and nutty flavor, these mini cakes are amazing with a good cup of Green Tea. To make the texture even better, allow the batter to sit for about 30 minutes. This allows the baking powder and soda a chance to lift and lighten our heavier based gluten free flours. If you have…

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Gluten Free Lemon Pound Cake

Nothing quite beats the fresh taste of lemon. Whether in a pie, mousse, or cake it’s a refreshing treat that helps those of us that don’t have quite the sweet tooth as others ( you know who are 😉 This recipe makes enough for 6 servings. Just enough to enjoy but not so much that…

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Pumpkin Spice Cake with Apple Cider Glaze

I’m always on the look out for recipes that let you use mixes. Many times they don’t translate well from a traditional recipe to gluten free. But this one works beautifully. You will be very pleased with this cake. Moist and fragrant, it is a real show stopper. I’m going to buy extra canned pumpkin…

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

I am a major peanut butter groupie. I can spoon it out of the jar and eat it right then and there, No nothin’ needed. Just me, a jar and a spoon. So, of course I love peanut butter cookies and there’s just a little something special about topping it off with some chocolate. Now…

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Mint Chocolate Brownies

I love turning packaged mixes into something really special and these certainly are! So don’t wait for a special occasion. These are worth making anytime of year. Mint Chocolate Brownies Brownies 1 box gluten free brownie mix Water, oil, butter or eggs needed as instructed on the box Mint Filing: 4 cup powdered sugar 3…

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Sugarplums

Just like the story- “while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads”. Now you can make your own. It takes more time to gather all the ingredients than it does to make them. Sugar Plums Ingredients: 2 cups almonds ¼ cup honey 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ground nutmeg ¼ tsp. ground cloves…

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Spicy Ginger Nuts

I love coated nuts. Unfortunately, most of the store bought ones contain wheat in them. Bummer! But….. ta da! We can make our own without too much fuss. Try this sweet and spicy blend and see if you don’t get hooked too. Spicy Ginger Nuts Ingredients: ¾ tsp cinnamon ¾ tsp. ground ginger ¼ tsp.…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cut Outs

Here’s a great cut out cookie that is neither sugar nor gingerbread. This gives you another option to put into your recipe file and pull out. Have fun! Peanut Butter Chocolate Cut Outs *Note: dough needs to chill overnight Ingredients: ½ cup butter, softened ½ cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup powdered sugar ¾ cup…

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