Gingerbread Cookie Bites (Gluten-Free Recipe)

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookie Bites Recipe
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Kids will love these fun cookie treats.
60 min
Prep Time
2:20
Total Time
10 servings

Ingredients

Cookie

1 1/4 cups
sugar
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
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

Decorations

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Thread 3 decorated cookies onto each skewer, if desired. Top skewer with gumdrop or additional cookie, as desired.

Recipe Tips

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
Cholesterol
70mg
Carbohydrates
86g
Protein
4g
Fat
28g
Sodium
330mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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