Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookie Bites Recipe

Gingerbread Cookie Bites (Gluten-Free Recipe)

Kids will love these fun cookie treats.

60 min. prep time
10 servings
000 Ratings



1 1/4 cups sugar
1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 tablespoons mild molasses
3 cups Gluten-Free Flour Blend (see below)
1 teaspoon guar gum
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon baking soda


10 ounces vanilla or chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark)
Decorator sprinkles or coarsely crushed starlight mint candies
10 (8- to 10-inch) thin wooden skewers, if desired
Large red and green gumdrops, if desired


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine sugar, butter, egg and molasses in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add all remaining cookie ingredients; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Press dough into ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool completely. Cut with 1 1/2-inch cookie cutters.

Melt candy coating according to package directions. Dip top of each cookie into melted candy coating. Place onto waxed paper, coating-side up. Immediately sprinkle with decorator sprinkles or crushed candies. Let stand until coating is set.

Thread 3 decorated cookies onto each skewer, if desired. Top skewer with gumdrop or additional cookie, as desired.

Recipe Tip

Gluten-Free Flour Blend: Combine 2 cups rice flour, 2/3 cup potato starch, 1/3 cup tapioca flour and 1 teaspoon xanthan gum. Use appropriate amount for recipe; store remainder in container with tight-fitting lid. Stir before using.

- Cut gingerbread into 1- or 1 1/2-inch squares, triangles or diamonds.

- Keep candy coating warm while dipping cookies.

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving without gumdrop)

Calories: 600

Fat: 28g

Cholesterol: 70mg

Sodium: 330mg

Carbohydrates: 86g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #14571B©2009Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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