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Gluten free sugar cookies
Gluten Free Sugar Cookies & Icing

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies take a traditional cookie recipe and add colorful icing and fun toppings. You can make these for just about any holiday. They're so easy to bake, and fun to decorate with the whole family! 

Servings: 24 cookies
Author: Dishing Delish
  • 3 1/4 cup gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Desired food coloring (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a bowl, cream together butter, shortening, and sugar. Mix in vanilla extract and then eggs until just blended.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. 

  4. Mix dry ingredients with wet ingredients until well combined.

  5. Make small 1-2 inch balls of dough in your hand, flatten about half way, and place on baking sheet. 

  6. Bake 8-10 minutes, or until cookies are just starting to brown. 

For Icing
  1. Whisk all ingredients together until well mixed. Use on cooled cookies.

Recipe Notes

Use an ice cream scoop to make each cookie uniform in size.