Gluten free christmas cookies

Christmas cookies time !!!! Our favorite time of the year is here ! happy first of December everyone. How existed are we!

You gonna love those one ; christmas cookies and gluten free and you know us with sugar, less you put it better is.

This is what you will need : 

  • 2 cups all-purpose gluten free flour, plus more for rolling

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 cup ( 1 stick) vegan unsalted butter ( we used lactose free)

  • 1 large egg

  •  Sprinkles, or colored sugar ( for decorating) optional

Icing  : 

  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar

  • 3-4 tablespoon of almond or coconut milk, water or lemon juice

How to make them : 

  1. whisk flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl, in another one mix cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy ( you can use an electric mixer. Beat in egg and vanilla, gradually add four mixture while still beating. Beat until combined. Once ready put in a plastic bag and freeze until firm ( 20 to 30 mins).

  2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment. Remove the dough disk, let it stand 5 to 10 mins . Roll out 1/8 inch thick between two sheets of floured parchment, cut shapes with cookie cutters ( christmas three, starts…. Reroll scraps, cut shapes. repeat with remaining dough, if dough gets soft, chill 1à minutes.

    christmas cookies

  3. Bake your christmas cookies rotating halfway through until edges are golden ( 10 to 15 mins depending of size). Cool them completely before icing and decorating your christmas cookies.

    christmas cookies

Icing : 

Whisk the almond milk, water or lemon juice and sugar at a time until smooth and thick enough to coat the back of the spoon.

After decorating your cookies, let the icing harden about 20 mins.

Enjoy your christmas cookies with a hot cup of Bon & Bio tea