Wrap and Roll – Stack flat, frosting-freecookies like these by the dozen and wrap them in cellophane.Then, roll a piece of cardboard or construction paper aroundthe outside of the cookies and fasten it closed with tape, ribbonor other decorative wrappings.
Recipe: Gluten-Free AllspiceGingerbread
2 1/3 cups all-purpose gluten-free flourmix*
1 cup almond meal or almond flour
1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum powder** (optional)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
2/3 cup natural, unsulfured molasses
1 large egg
Colored sugar, for decoration
Makes 3 dozen cookies.
* Gluten-free flour mix and almond mealor almond flour can be found in the gluten-free or natural foodsection of most stores.
** Xanthan gum powder will improve textureof cookies but is not required to make this recipe. It can befound in health food stores and baking or gourmet markets.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.
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