Gingerbread Cookie Bites (Gluten-Free Recipe)
Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookie Bites Recipe

Gingerbread Cookie Bites (Gluten-Free Recipe)

Kids will love these fun cookie treats.

10
servings
60 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 20 min
TOTAL TIME

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 5

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

Tip #1

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.

Tip #2

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

Tip #3

- Keep candy coating warm while dipping cookies.

Tip #4

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

600Calories
28Fat (mg)
70Cholesterol (mg)
330Sodium (mg)
86Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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