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!

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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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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 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

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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

Gluten Free Football Cake and Cookies

It’s Super Bowl season, and even if you can’t get to the big game, there’s no reason not to celebrate the occasion in the best possible way: with gluten free football cake and cookies! Jules’ Scratch 2-Layer Cake Recipe This gluten free cake is delicious but also remarkably easy to cut and shape into anything

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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 Red Velvet Cookies & Ice Cream Sandwiches

I love these gluten free red velvet cookies. Not just because they’re beautiful, but 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 take the cake.

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

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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

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Heart Cookie Cutters With Canister

  • Set of 5 classic heart shaped cutters
  • Made of tinplated steel
  • Sizes range from 1-1/2-inch to 3-1/2-inch
  • comes with its own canister for easy storage
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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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gfJules™ Gluten Free Cut-Out Cookie Mix

Baked crispy or chewy, these cut-outs stand out

  • Makes 36 yum-o cut out cookies!
  • Real sugar-cookie taste, like you remember
  • No funky aftertaste, no grit
  • Non-GMO
  • Certified gluten free (GFCO)
  • Certified Kosher (OU)
  • Dairy free, vegan, soy free, nut free



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

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

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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 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,

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 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 Gifts for Foodies

Finding gluten free gifts for foodie friends shouldn’t be any harder than for anyone else, and it’s that time of year again, so I’m here to help! I don’t know about you, but the holidays have really snuck up on me this year – I’m woefully behind on my shopping already, and I know I’ll

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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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8th Annual Gluten Free Cookie Swap

Got a great gluten free cookie recipe? Share it! Looking for a great gluten free cookie recipe? Grab it! JOIN the Gluten Free Cookie Swap GROUP on Facebook to enter FLASH giveaways, enter to win HUGE grand prizes, or just grab delicious gluten free cookie recipes! Don’t miss the fun! Gluten Free Cookie recipes are

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Gluten Free Bread Machine Reviews

Lots of folks ask me for my gluten free bread machine reviews: which do I prefer for baking gluten free bread? In the many, many years I’ve been baking gluten free bread, I have tried just about all the bread machines out there — those with gluten free bread settings and those without. Here I

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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

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,

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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 Lunchbox Ideas

Ah, the ever popular topic of what to pack in a gluten free lunchbox. As we gear up for the school year ahead, the idea of having to fill that gluten free lunch box every day can be daunting, but I have lots of ideas to help! Big kids, little kids, for school or work, these

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Gluten Free Easter Recipe Round-Up

This time of year, it seems we’re all scrambling for to find the perfect gluten free Easter recipe. A traditional Easter supper (and breakfast the morning after for out-of-town guests) 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!

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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


Your New Year New Gluten Free Lifestyle!

If you are not feeling as happy, healthy and as energetic as you would like — even on a gluten free diet — embrace this as your new year new gluten free lifestyle! No matter how long you’ve been living gluten free, you can probably do better. Everyone gets in a rut sometimes; the new

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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 Cookie Baking Help

  Of all the categories of gluten-free baking, it might come as a surprise to you that the one that seems to cause the most problems is not bread, but cookies! (Bread is a very close second, though!) Particularly if the cookies must be both gluten-free and dairy-free … and (gasp) … what if they


7th Annual Gluten Free Cookie Swap!

It’s my favorite time of the year: Gluten Free Cookie Swap time! I can’t believe it’s the seventh year we’ve hosted this community event, and now, hundreds of gluten free cookie recipes and thousands of dollars of prizes later, it’s now the 7th Annual Gluten Free Cookie Swap! This year’s prizes are amazing! I’ve invited

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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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Making The Yummy Best of Gluten Free Mistakes

Life, as they say, sometimes gives you lemons. That can be true with baking too. But did you know that with a little confidence and creativity, you can bake your way to that proverbial lemonade with your gluten-free recipes? Indeed!

2016 Gluten Free Cookie Swap

Gluten Free Cookie Swap

Welcome to the 6th Annual Gluten Free Cookie Swap! Here are the TOP 3 COOKIE WINNERS! (click cookie names below for recipes) #1: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Debbi Landsberger #2: Almond Spritz Cookies from Stacy Shaffer #3: Peppermint Snickerdoodles from Amanda Kanashiro  I’ve invited some of my favorite brands and companies to contribute


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


Virtual Gluten Free Cookie Exchange

As part of our Virtual Gluten Free Cookie Exchange, 17 other gluten free bloggers and I each picked a gluten free cookie recipe we loved and we’re sharing them with you … along with some amazing prizes! ‘Tis the season, right?! Check out all 18 recipes in our virtual gluten-free cookie exchange, listed in the

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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

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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

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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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Expo West 2015 Gluten Free Product Picks

I look forward to Expo West for about 360 days of the year, give or take. It’s a 4 day crash course in food trends, flops and superstars. A sneak peek at what will be on the shelves in the coming months, and a chance to talk to the brains behind all the brands. It’s

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Jules’ Favorite Baking Tools

Gluten Free Baking Tools I Can’t Live Without Traveling around the country teaching cooking classes (and toting these favorite baking tools everywhere I go!), I am constantly asked at class and in follow-up emails, “What’s that?” “What do you use that for?” “Where to you buy that?” “How much does that cost?” “Do I need

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  5. Jules’ Nearly Normal Cooking for Gluten Free Eating paperback cookbook
  6. Jules’ 37-page eBook: “New to Gluten Free”
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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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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

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Is Oatmeal Gluten Free?

Is oatmeal gluten free? I remember asking that of my doctor when I was first diagnosed with celiac disease in the 1990s. At the time, I was told that oatmeal was right up there next to wheat, barley and rye on the “Do Not Eat” list. Since then, thankfully, scientists have learned that oats and

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Going Gluten Free: 7 First Steps

Going Gluten Free: 7 First Steps When you’ve decided you’re going gluten free, you start in your kitchen. It’s Food Central, right? Whether it’s large or galley, stocked or empty, your new gluten free kitchen will be your safe zone. Your gluten free kitchen will become the place where you can always find and make yummy

In the Media

The Washingtonian says, “Jules is one of the top experts on gluten-free living in the Washington area; Time magazine, ABC, and other major media outlets line up for her advice.” She was also voted “Gluten Free Person of the Decade” in the 10th Annual Gluten Free Awards. Find out why ….   Find Jules all over social

Best New Gluten-Free Product Finds from Expo West 2014

How often is it that there seem to be TOO many great gluten-free options available? Well, that was the case at this year’s spectacular Natural Products Expo West, and I for one, and happy to report back to you on the bounty of choices you will soon have in a store near you!

Nutrition and the Gluten Free Diet: Living Well, Gluten Free

It’s getting easier every day to find gluten-free foods. But how do you make sure you’re getting enough nutrition in your gluten-free diet? For answers, tune into the podcast or read the transcript of my Gluten-Free Voice Radio interview with celiac dietitian, Rachel Begun.

12 Most-Loved Recipes of 2013

as selected by the readers of Jules Speaks Gluten-Free Blog . Flatbreads, Pita or Naan Bread Bread always tops the charts for gluten-free recipes, and this vegan, yeast-free, super-quick and versatile recipe should have top billing in your recipe box, too. . .   Apple Butter Butternut Squash Casserole Apple butter enhances the flavors of

Celiac Disease & Type 1 Diabetes – guest post –

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, I have invited guest blogger Wendy Rose from Candy Hearts Blog to share with us more information on Juvenile Diabetes and the connection between it and Celiac Disease.

Wow! That’s A Lot of News!

I've just returned from a whirlwind New England adventure, capping off what was indeed an auspicious week for those of us here at Jules Gluten Free! So, let's see, where should I begin!?   First I was in Boston for the Healthy Baking Seminar, where I had the opportunity to address bakers and industrial baking manufacturers