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Gluten Free Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s about this time every summer when I start getting really creative with my zucchini recipes. Not that I would ever tire of classics like gluten free zucchini bread or even new favorites like gluten free zucchini lemon muffins, gluten free chocolate zucchini cake or even gluten free zucchini brownies and gluten free chocolate zucchini

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Gluten Free Red Velvet Cookies & Ice Cream Sandwiches

I love these gluten free red velvet cookies. Not just because they’re so cute, but also because they’re absolutely delicious for munching and happen to make perfect gluten free ice cream sandwich cookies! And what could be more festive for an occasion like July 4th than star-shaped gluten free Red Velvet Ice Cream Sandwiches? These

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Gluten Free Hamantaschen Cookies

Gluten Free Hamantaschen (Haman’s Hat/Haman’s Pocket, pronounced hah-men-tash-en) cookies are certainly unique and symbolic at Purim, but are also so good you should add them to your recipe box for any time of year. These soft, shortbread cookies cradled around your favorite jam are another take on thumbprint cookies … only with some pretty yummy

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Gluten Free 7 Layer Magic Bar Cookies (Hello Dollies) Recipe

Maybe you haven’t heard of 7 Layer Magic Bar Cookies? Did your grandma (like mine) call them Hello Dollies? If none of these rings a bell, then pull up a chair, because these 3 name, gluten free 7 Layer Magic Bar Cookies aka Hello Dollies are an addictive chocolatey, grahamy, coconutty, ooey gooey delicious favorite! I

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Gluten Free Candy Cane Cookies

The thing I love most about these gluten free candy cane cookies is that they’re sweetened with real candy canes! Oh, and they’re so fun to shape! And they’re pepperminty through and through. And so festive at the holidays. And who doesn’t love candy canes!? … I guess any one of those attributes would be

Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

The holidays always mean cookies to me, so it’s the perfect time to share my family recipe for these favorite gluten free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. They’re light light puffs of chocolate coated like winter snow with powdered sugar. What’s not to like? Even better, this recipe is super easy. No fancy tools required — you

Gluten Free Pecan Snowball Cookies

Gluten Free Pecan Snowball Cookies

Gluten Free Pecan Snowball Cookies, sometimes called “Wedding Cookies,” are delightful balls of crumbly, nutty, powdery yumminess, and are a traditional favorite you shouldn’t have to miss just because you’re eating gluten free. The ingredient list is so short and sweet that you might be tempted to write these cookies off. But don’t! It’s one

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Gluten Free Spritz Cookies Recipe

Spritz cookies are always associated with Christmas. Small, perfectly-shaped pop-able shortbread-like cookies in festive colors, adorned by sprinkles and just begging to be eaten. How much more fun are these then, that they are gluten free spritz cookies?! While store-bought gluten-filled spritz are ubiquitous on grocery store shelves this time of year, finding gluten free

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Best Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (or Bars)

If you’re craving a really good cookie (one like you remember before going gluten free) then why make anything but the BEST gluten free chocolate chip cookies recipe? Chewy in the center, crispy around the edges, never crumbly… this gluten free chocolate chip cookie recipe hands-down makes the best! If you’ve ever tried to make

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

What could be better on National Peanut Butter Day than gluten free peanut butter cookies? I mean, I love peanut butter on all kinds of things, but a great gluten free peanut butter cookie is hard to top. This amazingly easy, everybody-loves-em gluten free peanut butter cookies recipe is soft and chewy, and a little

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Gluten Free Milano Cookies

Do you have a favorite pre-gluten-free cookie? For many of us, store-bought cookies with names like Pecan Sandies, Nilla Wafers and Milano Cookies bring back truly yummy memories. Don’t let the fact that you can’t grab a Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookie bag and eat them by the fistful anymore; make new yummy memories by baking

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Gluten Free Sweet Biscotti Cookies (Italian Ossa da Mordere)

These Italian Ossa da Mordere gluten free sweet biscotti cookies are scary good. I don’t know where they’ve been all my life, but on Halloween it sure is nice to have an occasion to make them! Let me tell you a little about how I first learned of these delicious “Bones to Bite.” Have I

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies, Nests and Eggs

I must really love gluten free sugar cookies because this is now my third gluten free sugar cookie recipe. Granted, the others are more for a roll out/cut out sugar cookie recipe, but you still get the point (hop here to see the gluten free, vegan rolled sugar cookie recipe and the chewy gluten free

Gluten Free Italian Taralli Cookies Recipe

I’m so happy to be sharing yet another Italian recipe with you: this recipe for gluten free Italian Taralli Cookies comes from a long-time customer who originally acquired this recipe from another, whose Aunt Theresa had been making them for as long as she could remember. Old family recipes are the best, aren’t they? And

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Gluten Free Date Pinwheel Cookies

One of my favorite holiday cookie recipes is for gluten free date pinwheel cookies. SUCH memories of my grandmother’s date pinwheel cookies. While it seemed like these would be so difficult to make, gluten free or otherwise, and that only grandma could make them just right, I was so pleased when these soft and delectable

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Chocolate Cookies (aka Zing Cookies)

Just before Christmas a friend brought over some delicious gluten free chocolate cookies she’d made with my gfJules Flour. I loved the unusual flavor and begged for the recipe. She couldn’t remember where she had first seen this recipe, or what it was called, but she said she’d make a copy of it for me.

Gluten Free Maple Walnut Granola Cookies

Gluten free granola is a wonderful breakfast, but don’t overlook it as a nutritious recipe ingredient! In this recipe, for example, the addition of Maple-Walnut Granola transforms an ordinary oatmeal-raisin cookie into a scrumptious treat with a little crunchy something extra! For those of you who don’t do nuts or prefer other flavors, make your

Gluten Free Linzertorte (Linzer Tarts) Cookies

Gluten free Linzertorte cookies are one of the few desserts that can be described as dainty, impressive and delicious. This gluten free cookie recipe proves they can be easy to make, too! I don’t profess to bake a lot of 350-year-old recipes, but the allure of the Linzertorte was too much to avoid, having seen

Gluten Free S’Mores Cookies

Everyone’s seen a typical s’more: smooth melted chocolate atop a sticky sweet marshmallow sandwiched between two deliciously crunchy graham crackers. But have you seen this next level gluten free chocolate chip cookie with the s’more deliciousness baked in? I call it gluten free s’mores cookies, but you can just call them delicious. Speaking of delicious,


Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies from Mix

Gluten free oatmeal cookies can be as universally loved as their gluten-full counterparts. In fact, they should be! These gluten free oatmeal cookies have even more reason to be loved because they are even easier to make! They’re made from my easy, award-winning gfJules Original Cookie Mix with the simple add-in of wholesome, purity protocol

Baltimore Berger Cookies, Gluten Free Style!

I moved to Baltimore after I was diagnosed with celiac disease, otherwise I’m sure I would have experienced “Berger Cookies.” These treats are famously Baltimore, and elicit oohs and ahs when mentioned in the company of anyone who has ever had one. With Baltimore in Super Bowl XLVII, I thought I would take this opportunity

Top Cookies of the 2012 Gluten-Free Cookie Swap

Our 3rd annual Gluten-Free Cookie Swap was the most successful to date, generating nearly 100 (99 to be exact) new, tried and tested gluten-free cookie recipes in less than 40 days. Thousands of cookie fans flocked to the site to share, find and drool over tantalizing photos and recipes of everything from gluten-free pizzelles to

Granola Cookies

When I first sampled this new recipe, I thought these were the best cookies I had ever tasted. My very next thought was the name that immediately came to my mind: “Oatmeal Raisin Cookies on Steroids!” Upon further reflection, I realized that name might sound a bit controversial, so I netted out with “Granola Cookies,”

Candy Hearts Blog’s Favorite Cut-Out Cookies

Wendy, over at Candy Hearts Blog, shares her family’s favorite Cut-Out Cookie recipe, here, made in the shape of Blue Circles — the symbol for World Diabetes Day.  Thanks for sharing, Wendy!

Raisin Drop Cookies

I think you’ll find that although (like the raisin), this old-fashioned recipe may look unassuming, once you make it for your family, it will be on their permanent hit list! For these cookies, as with any other recipe calling for raisins (breads, granola, etc.), I find the raisins taste so much better when boiled before

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Crash Course for a Gluten Free Thanksgiving

So, it’s nearly Turkey Time again, and shoppers everywhere are scouring the stores — or on-line — for ingredients and supplies. If you or a guest needs a gluten free Thanksgiving, your to-do list is a bit more extensive. But nothing that can’t be handled! This year’s Thanksgiving will undoubtably look different, since everything in

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Gluten Free Toaster Pastries Recipe (Gluten Free Poptarts)

Who are we kidding? Gluten Free Toaster Pastries? Who even says that? It’s like saying “facial tissues” or “adhesive bandages” when we all know we’re talking about “Kleenex” and “Band-Aids.” So, I say, cut the pretense and call these the real deal, because this recipe makes gluten free poptarts! Pop Tarts are one of those childhood

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Gluten Free Halloween Candy List

Gluten Free Halloween Candy can be tricky to identify. If you haven’t procured your gluten free goodies yet, read on, because at first glance, you might think most candy is gluten free, but not so fast!  Many forms of confections actually use gluten as filler or to give substance to extruded shapes. Candies to Avoid

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Gluten Free Double Chocolate Muffins

People ask me all the time to pick my favorite gfJules gluten free mix. That’s a little (ok, it’s a lot) like picking your favorite kid. I created them all, so how could I possibly pick one mix over the other? That’s just not a fair question. All my gluten free mixes all have their

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Homemade Gluten Free Cookie Dough Ice Cream Recipe

Gluten Free Cookie Dough Ice Cream was like a mirage to me, back in what I call the Dark Ages of Living Gluten Free. I could find no palatable gluten free substitutes for anything whatsoever.  Thus it was that when I was diagnosed with celiac disease in the 90’s, I had to kiss one of

Gluten Free Vegan Peanut Butter Pie with chocolate sauce drip

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookie Pie

Hot days call for cool recipes like this absolutely divine gluten free Peanut Butter Cookie Pie. It truly makes you forget you were ever out in the sweltering heat, and makes you swoon from its frozen deliciousness! And as if that wasn’t enough, this pie is easily made dairy-free and even vegan! Now who’s excited

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Old-Fashioned Blueberry Cobbler, Gluten Free, of course

One of my favorite things about spring and summer is the abundance of fresh berries – and what better way than in a gluten free old-fashioned blueberry cobbler, gluten free, of course! I love when my biggest gluten free baking problem is how to use up all the berries, fruits and veggies that I seem

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Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipe and Tips

Amazingly flaky, light and tender gluten free pie crust recipe isn’t difficult to make when you use the right ingredients and follow some easy how-to steps with this recipe. Fair warning: this post is l-o-n-g NOT because it’s difficult to make a great gluten free pie crust, but because I want to REASSURE you in

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Gluten Free Chocolate Donuts

Everybody loves a donut (or is it doughnut?). Baked, fried, glazed, chocolate, cream-filled, donut holes … you name it, donuts make people happy! Which is why you’re going to want to make these gluten free Chocolate Donuts soon: they’re guaranteed to make everyone happy! There are a couple special things about these gluten free chocolate

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Easy Gluten Free Coconut Pie

This so-called “impossible” gluten free coconut pie is another of our favorite family recipes. It really is embarrassingly easy, and now that I make it gluten free and dairy free too, it seems so easy and delicious that it must be impossible … but I promise that it isn’t!   We typically serve this pie at

Gluten Free Easter Recipes

Gluten Free Easter Recipe Round-Up

This time of year, it seems we’re all scrambling for to find the perfect gluten free Easter recipes. A traditional Easter supper (and breakfast the morning after) shouldn’t be missed just because you or your family is not eating gluten. Favorite family recipes shouldn’t be avoided, but embraced! I’ll show you how! Bring out all

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Gluten Free Paska Sweet Egg Bread Recipe

I’m so pleased with this yummy gluten free Sweet Egg Bread recipe and I can’t wait to share it with you! You may recognize this Eastern European Easter Bread known as Paska, or you may just recognize it as a beautiful braided bread; either way, you have to know how simple it is to make

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Gluten Free Cut-Out Sugar Cookie Recipe

Cut-out sugar cookies are one of life’s great pleasures that no one should have to go without. That’s why I created a vegan, gluten free cut-out sugar cookie recipe that makes it easy for everyone to celebrate with cookies at the holidays … or anytime! When I finally succeeded in developing a gluten free cut-out

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5 Minute Gluten Free Chocolate Mug Cake

Gluten free chocolate cake in 5 minutes, start to finish? Think it’s impossible? Think again! This 5 minute gluten free chocolate mug cake really takes only 5 total minutes to mix and to bake in the microwave, so when those chocolate urges hit, you can satisfy the cravings right away!   This cake is perfect

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Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Recipe Roundup

It’s that chocolate-loving, romantic food, heart-shaped time of year again, so I thought I’d share some of my family’s favorite gluten free Valentine’s Day treats with you in this huge Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Recipe Roundup! From gluten free chocolate beer cake to gluten free heart-shaped pizzas, I’ve got you covered with 35 sweet and

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Gluten Free Danish Puff Pastry Recipe

I’ve been thinking about making gluten free Danish puff pastry a lot lately. I have no idea why exactly, but sometimes when a food memory bubbles up, I can’t stop thinking about it until I make a gluten free recipe for it. And so it happened with puff pastry. Specifically, Danish. When I was young,

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Gluten Free Party Recipes

If you’re stressing about finding gluten free recipes, party snacks or game day grub, worry no more! I’ve got 22 gluten free party recipes for you, plus loads of gluten free brands and products to look for — make your next party stress-free because ALL the food is gluten free! Most snack-type foods are or

Gluten Free Raisin Filled Cookie Recipe

This gluten free version of my grandmother’s Raisin Filled Cookie recipe is so similar to hers that I think I can accurately say that it was probably just as similar to her grandmother’s original recipe.

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Gluten Free Gingersnaps Recipe

It’s that gingersnap time of year again! Or maybe you’re like me and you’d choose a gluten free gingersnap any time of year? There’s just something about that spicy flavor combo that has me going back for more every time. And this recipe makes it all possible! The absolute easiest way to make amazing snappy

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Gluten Free Panettone Recipe

It’s that time of year when traditional recipes like gluten free Panettone (ok maybe the gluten free part isn’t so traditional!) are brought out and dusted off, everyone remembers how much they loved them, and then they’re not made again until next year. And with typical recipes for panettone, I can see why! While this

Gluten Free Saint Lucia Saffron Buns

Gluten Free Saint Lucia Saffron Buns

St. Lucia (Lucia ~ “light”) Day is a Christian holiday honoring a martyr named Lucia who died in the 3rd century. Her legend holds that she brought food — perhaps gluten free Saint Lucia Saffron Buns — and drink to Christians hiding in catacombs, lighting her way with a a candle-lit wreath she wore on her

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Gluten Free Rugelach Cookie Recipe

While no doubt the photos of this gluten free Rugelach look enticing, you might be wondering what on earth is a “Rugelach”? This favorite Jewish sweet actually has its origins in a yeast dough, laminated, kneaded and taking hours to prepare. It may come as no surprise to find that short cuts were apparently taken

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Gluten Free Gingerbread Biscotti

Biscotti itself traces its origins all the way back to when it was the staple food of Roman legions; my gluten free gingerbread biscotti is merely its most modern (and I daresay, tastiest) incarnation! In Latin, biscotto literally meant baked or cooked twice — fitting since these finger-shaped cookies are baked then baked again to

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Gluten Free Pizzelle Recipe

Italian Pizzelle waffle cookies are some of the most iconic holiday cookies around – my gluten free pizzelle recipe brings them back to everyone who thought they’d never be able to enjoy them again. Dusted with powdered sugar or topped with hazelnut spread, these fancy cookies are much easier than they look to make. All

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Thin Gluten Free Gingersnaps or Spiced Wafers Recipe

I’ll freely admit that I have a gingersnap problem. The problem being that I can’t have gingersnaps around or I will eat them. All of them. So why create yet another gluten free gingersnaps recipe?, you might ask. Well that’s because I come by my passion for gingersnaps honestly, and the rest of my family

Gluten Free Pizza Dough Recipe

Delicious gluten free pizza — REAL pizza — is one of the things people think they’ll have to miss out on with the gluten free diet, but not true! People talk about craving it, but with this gluten free pizza dough recipe (or my easy, award-winning gfJules Pizza Crust Mix), you can have it: crunchy, chewy,

Gluten Free S’Mores Recipe

S’mores. The word alone conjures images of childhood campfires, romantic fireside evenings and guilty pleasures all rolled up into one. I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like s’mores, and the same goes for these gluten free s’mores! They’re truly loved by all.   Just like anything else, the component parts of truly great gluten free

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Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cookie Recipe

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Cookies! Yes, you read right! These little gems melt in your mouth just like miniature cinnamon rolls, but take a lot less time to prepare and are easier to carry in lunch boxes! You may have heard of my annual gfJules Gluten Free Cookie Swap. I love to pick a few

Gluten Free Animal Crackers Recipe

Everybody loves Animal Crackers! What if almost everybody could actually eat them? Wouldn’t life be a better place? This yummy gluten free animal crackers recipe makes that happy dream a reality! These treats are perfect any day of the year, of course, especially for Back to School! Since these are gluten free, nut free and

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Gluten Free Funnel Cake Recipe

If there’s a state fair near you, I bet you’re craving a funnel cake! Problem is, no vendor ever seems to be able to make a gluten free funnel cake for us. Just why is that? Don’t we deserve to enjoy this summertime treat just like anyone else? Okay okay, I know that most places

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Microwave Gluten Free S’mores Cookie Recipe

Although making s’mores around a campfire is one of life’s great summertime pleasures, it’s not always so convenient to build a campfire. This 5 minute microwave gluten free s’mores cookie recipe solves that problem deliciously, plus nearly anyone can enjoy them! Talk about easy! A portable version of delicious s’mores puts summer campfire flavors within

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5 Minute Gluten Free Popsicles

It’s summer. It’s hot. It’s really hot! What do you do to cool off when it’s just so darned hot? These easy 5 minute gluten free popsicles are the answer! Vegan, nutritious, and practically made for you already, they bring down the temperature deliciously! There are so many ways to make these yummy treats, using

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Gluten Free Snickerdoodles Recipe

My gluten free snickerdoodles recipe tastes like a treasured family memory. Who doesn’t remember grandma putting warm snickerdoodles out on the kitchen table? I can almost smell the aroma of those cookies when I close my eyes and think back on it. Yet somehow when I had a craving for snickerdoodles after going gluten free,

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Gluten Free Waffle Cones

There’s something about ice cream shops that beckons you inside, even from several shops away. You know what it is — it’s certainly not the smell of ice cream. It’s that sweet aroma of fresh-baked waffle cones wafting down the boardwalk. The smell alone makes me crave an ice cream cone any time of year,

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Gluten Free Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

Anytime is a good time for ice cream, am I right?! And, I daresay if that ice cream was even a tad bit good for you, it might make anytime a GREAT time for ice cream! That’s why I’m so excited to share this quick and easy homemade gluten free vegan ice cream recipe with

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Gluten Free Lemon Bars Recipe

These gluten free lemon bars will impress even the most skeptical folks in your crowd. Seriously delicious! And they’ll be seriously gone, so you’d better double the recipe! I don’t know what it is about this easy little treat — maybe the mystery is in its simplicity — but they are universally loved and bring

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Gluten Free Little Debbie Oatmeal Cream Pie Recipe

Going gluten free, one fear seems to stand out for everyone, namely that they’ll never be able to enjoy (fill in the blank) again. Real pizza, soft sandwich bread, grandma’s sticky buns … Little Debbie® Oatmeal Creme Pies …. Having solved other major cravings with awesome gluten free versions, I turned to my husband’s favorite


Gluten Free Mini Pie Recipe

I just love this gluten free mini pie recipe. It takes all the great things about pie and makes them portable! And easy to make! No stressful handling of large rolled out crusts — it’s actually more like making cut out cookies than making a full pie. How fun is that? Gluten free mini pies

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Gluten Free Chocolate Linzer Cookie Recipe

It’s nearing Valentine’s Day which means all things chocolate, right? At least, that’s what I was thinking when I decided to take my well-loved gluten free Linzer Cookie recipe and turn it into a gluten free CHOCOLATE Linzer Cookie recipe! Pretty brilliant, right? I mean, adding chocolate to nearly anything is a good thing, and

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Gluten Free Halloween Cupcakes: Decorating How-To

This Halloween, go bold with your treats: Skeletons, monsters, spiders, ghosts and of course, Frankenstein … in cupcakes! Choose your favorite gluten free Halloween cupcakes recipe (I have lots!) and get creative! Homemade frosting and gluten free decorations make it easy — you make it fun! Here are a couple gluten free cupcake recipes I

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Gluten Free Soft Pretzel Recipe

A lot of people are needlessly intimidated at the thought of making an authentic gluten free soft pretzel recipe at home. For some, it’s the soda bath (what the heck is that?!). For others, it’s rolling and forming the gluten free soft pretzel dough. Still others just aren’t that comfortable baking.   Me? Well, I can’t

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

When it’s this hot outside, there’s nothing better than an ice cream sandwich, am I right?! And even better is a homemade gluten free chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich! Unlike store-bought versions, the gluten free chocolate chip cookies making these delicious treats are the star of the show. They taste that good. And you

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Gluten Free Coffee Cake Muffins

I’m so excited to share with you my new recipe for gluten free coffee cake muffins. A reader asked me a few weeks ago if she could use my gfJules Gluten Free Muffin Mix to make gluten free coffee cake muffins and I thought the idea was brilliant. And with my mix, it was so

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Gluten Free TagaLongs Recipe

Girl Scout Cookie “season” doesn’t have to mean deprivation for those of us living gluten free, just make your own gluten free girl scout cookies; my Gluten Free Tagalongs recipe is a great place to start … or to finish. I mean, what could be better than chocolate and peanut butter layered together overtop of

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Easiest Gluten Free Dessert

The hardest part about this recipe was trying to decide what to name it. Easiest Gluten Free Dessert fits the bill perfectly, but so does Easiest Ever Fruit Cobbler or Easy Cookie Cobbler or Easy Cookie Cake-Thingy … maybe you’ll come up with a better name when you make it … which you must, because

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Giant Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie

How do you make my famous gluten free chocolate chip cookies any better? Make a Giant Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie! (sometimes known as a Cookie Cake — you know, the kinds you find at the mall?)   Well ok, first, you grab an amazingly awesome gluten free cookie mix (voted #1 again this year in

Gluten Free Picnic Recipe Roundup

Gluten Free Picnic Recipe Roundup

Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, summer BBQ, pool party, baseball family potluck … there are so many opportunities to gather over food during the summer months. I’ve gathered 46 of my favorite summery, picnic-y and portable recipes in my gluten free picnic recipe roundup: from sweet to savory, there’s something for everyone here!

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

Luscious gluten free brownies OR decadent gluten free chocolate chip cookies? Some choices in life are hard. That’s like asking a kid to pick just one favorite toy – “But they’re all so great, mom, I just couldn’t choose.” Sounds like the perfect excuse to make Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies! I don’t claim

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe

This gluten free oatmeal raisin cookie recipe is ALSO the THE BEST OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIE RECIPE, EVER! Tall order, I know, but even non-gluten free friends have raved about how moist and chewy these treats are! Try for yourself and let me know! A Note About Gluten Free Oats Please be sure to buy certified

Gluten Free French Macarons Recipe

French gluten free macarons (not the same thing as macaroons) are one of those dainty and special cookies I always wanted to make gluten free. Turns out making gluten free French Macarons was much easier than I had anticipated, and now I don’t know why I waited so long to try! I was prompted to

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Rustic Gluten Free Apple Pie Recipe

A rustic pie — in this case, an easy rustic gluten free apple pie — is simply one that is made with a free-formed pastry crust enveloping sweet fillings in a pie dish. You can’t get it wrong, because no two rustic crust pies could really look alike. In my rustic gluten free apple pie,


Witches’ Fingers Gluten Free Bread Sticks Recipe

My gluten free bread sticks are always a party favorite, and now, shaped like eerie witches’ fingers, they’re positively irresistible at Halloween. I wish I could take credit for the idea behind these eye-catching spooky witches’ fingers bread sticks, but I actually borrowed the concept from some cookies I had seen shaped this way with almonds as

Lemon Buttercream Frosting Recipe

I think this lemon buttercream frosting recipe is my family’s new favorite. It goes with anything … or should I say, makes anything even better? And because it’s so easy to make, there’s no reason not to put it on just about any kind of treat: from gluten free strawberry cake to gluten free sugar

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Gluten Free Cut Out Sugar Cookie Recipe

A great gluten free cut out sugar cookie recipe is a must in our family. We find any excuse to make cut out cookies to celebrate ground hog day, Halloween, St. Patty’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Spring, birthdays, a sunny day, a cloudy day, rainbows … you get the idea. The key to any good cut

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blondies

I’ll be honest. I’m not a huge chocolate fan, but it’s hard to get me away from peanut butter. In fact all nut butters: almond butter; cashew butter; even sunflower butter. I love the stuff. So, the idea of a gluten free peanut butter blondie version of a brownie was very intriguing for me. Even

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Gluten Free Cookie Mix in a Jar

I don’t know about your list, but my holiday list has lots of people on it with various dietary restrictions: celiac, gluten sensitivity, vegan, soy-free, nut-free … but one thing I know for sure: everyone loves cookies! The beauty behind making these cute gluten free cookie mixes in a jar is that when you start


Gluten Free Vanilla Wafer Recipe

Gluten free vanilla wafers?! The mere mention of a recipe like this popular one gets people talking. These cookies bring back such wonderful memories, and the thought of having them again, gluten free, ignites a fire of excitement for kids and all of us kids at heart. How long has it been since you’ve had

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Gluten Free Graham Crackers & Gingerbread Men

Gluten free graham crackers and gingerbread men are some of the most fun creations to ever come out of a kitchen! Graham crackers make wonderful snacks on their own or in s’mores. Gingerbread dough makes adorable gingerbread men (or women!) and houses, of course! The dough is also vegan, so you can nibble some here

Gluten Free Pecan Sandies Recipe

Pecan Sandies are a favorite old-timey cookie that I had never made in my pre-gluten-free days. I was so happy to be able to create a gluten free Pecan Sandies recipe so that we could enjoy them anytime! Most of my recipes requiring flour use my gfJules™ All Purpose Flour as the only flour, to avoid

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Jumbo Gluten Free Cookie Recipe

Sometimes you just need to say something in frosting. So why not write your special message on a jumbo gluten free cookie? Happy Summer! Thank you! Happy Father’s Day! Happy Birthday! I love you! You name it, you can write it on a gluten free cookie that’s so good folks will be eager to eat

Gluten Free Strawberries and Cream Cake

The vision for this gluten free Strawberries and Cream Cake came from my desire to satisfy a strawberry loving friend on her birthday. Her favorite food in the whole world is strawberries and she tries to add strawberries to everything: scones; pancakes; cookies; cakes … but unfortunately they don’t turn out so well because strawberries

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FOX and Friends Gluten Free Recipe Roundup

Last week I had the opportunity to make a special gluten free birthday cake for a chocolate-loving fellow celiac on her birthday. We planned to surprise Elisabeth Hasselbeck (one of the hosts) during the FOX and Friends morning show, so I had to keep our surprise a secret from you until after the big reveal

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Homemade Vegan Milk Chocolate Recipe

You don’t need to be a skilled chocolatier to make your own homemade vegan milk chocolate! This easy recipe makes coconut milk chocolate with the cocoa you probably already have in your cupboard. Once you try this vegan milk chocolate recipe, I’m sure you’ll be thinking of all kinds of things you can make with

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Gluten Free Cut-Out Cookie Recipe

  The perfect gluten free cut-out sugar cookie recipe! In my family, any holiday is a good excuse to make cut-out cookies. I literally have boxes of cookie cutters and a cabinet full of sprinkles! I admit we may go a bit overboard, but it’s such a fun tradition to make and to eat these

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

These yummy gluten free pumpkin muffins fit right in with my recent ‘pumpkin everything’ theme…pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin cornbread …yes, I’m in full-on pumpkin mode! I’ve been playing with some pumpkin breads in the midst of all this pumpkin-ing, and I revisited my Pumpkin Muffins recipe from my first cookbook, Nearly Normal

2013 Gluten-Free Cookie Swap Winning Recipes

The 2013 Gluten-Free Cookie Swap winners have been chosen, and I’m thrilled to announce and share the winning recipes with you! 11 cookie finalists competed in a bake-off and were judged in a blind taste-test by a panel of judges of all ages, some of whom eat gluten, some of whom are gluten-free. Each of

Homemade Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Making homemade pumpkin butter is one of those seasonal pleasures that the whole family can enjoy. You enjoy the process and proudly use the fruits of your labor in all kinds of yummy recipes; they enjoy the smells that emanate from the kitchen as the pumpkin and spices cook down to perfect deliciousness, and of

Gluten Free Anzac Cookie

Gluten Free ANZAC Cookie Recipe

A few weeks ago (April 25th, to be exact), a reader asked me to create a gluten free ANZAC cookie. It was Australia-New Zealand Army Corps Day, and she was longing to celebrate this holiday with ANZAC Biscuits (cookies are called “biscuits” in Australia and New Zealand). I did some research and found that these


Fresh off my Italian adventure, I’ve been in quite the mood to dive back into my kitchen and prepare Italian favorites my style — i.e. gluten and dairy free! While I didn’t visit Florence on this trip, it apparently doesn’t matter, for these lacy, delicate, so-called “Florentine” cookies weren’t born in the Tuscan capital at

Gluten Free Molasses Cookie Recipe

Part gingersnap, part chocolate cookie, cake-like and just sweet enough, this gluten-free Molasses Cookie is destined to be a new family favorite! I don’t know what it is about cold weather, but it could be October or January, and if it’s chilly, I’m in the mood for a gingersnap. This twist on the traditional will please

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

It’s still short-sleeve weather, but I’m already in the mood for pumpkin – are you? Luckily this gluten free pumpkin cookie recipe is an easy answer! Pumpkin is one of my favorite baking ingredients, as it’s nutritious, moist and thick, so it can replace eggs, add chew, and of course, add that distinctive pumpkin flavor

Easy Gluten Free Cookie Icing

This easy gluten free cookie icing recipe will quickly become your favorite! Whip it up in must minutes and add your favorite food coloring (or not), ice your cookies and walk away. Makes sugar cookies even more special, and makes you look like a professional cookie baker! It’s cookie magic!   I hope you love

And the Winners of the 2010 Great Gluten-Free Cookie Swap are …

Wow – I feel like I keep saying “wow,” but this is pretty wow-worthy! This idea that was hatched when a few readers pined for the good ol’ cookie swap days (pre-gluten-free, of course!) and a gluten-free blogger friend brainstormed with me to figure out how to do it – quickly! – took on a life of

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Gluten Free Almond Biscotti

Gluten Free Almond Biscotti, Mandel Bread, Mandelbrot, twice-baked almond cookies — so many different names for what I think you’ll agree are delightfully sweet treats for dipping in coffee, tea or cocoa. This easy gluten free Almond Biscotti recipe is a great introduction to the idea of crunchy dipping cookies, if this is new cookie

Jules’ Cookie Baking Notes

Most cookie recipes call for creaming the butter or shortening with the sugar as the introductory step.  This is most effectively done with an electric mixer.  This step will help to whip up the butter or shortening and make it fluffier, while also breaking down the sugar a bit, so that it doesn’t melt as

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Strawberry Soup or Sorbet

Strawberry Soup is an odd-sounding recipe that will make a believer out of anyone who tries it. Appetizer or dessert, this is a treat you’ll wish you’d doubled. So simple. So sublime. This strawberry soup recipe was so popular in my family that it found its way into my first cookbook, Nearly Normal Cooking for

Basic (but yummy) Icing

This icing works wonderfully for cookies or as a glaze for cakes. While its simplicity might seem too good to be true, rest assured: This frosting is a crowd-pleaser! So give it a shot: It is fast, easy, cheap and has always been gluten free. Enjoy! I hope you love this recipe as much as we