Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Melting Snowman Sugar Cookies

Melting Snowman Sugar Cookies 
Makes about a dozen cookies
What You Need for Cookie Base
  • ¼ cup butter or ghee
  • ½ cup coconut palm sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • ½ cup coconut flour  
  • 1-2 tbsp tapioca flour/starch 
 What You Need for Snowman
  • Marshmallows
  • Fuzzy Peach for nose or other 'orange' candy
  • Pretzels ~ we used gluten free 
  • Black food coloring or gel for eyes
  • Frosting ~ we like Dairy Free Buttercream
What You Do
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • In a medium mixing bowl add the butter, coconut palm sugar, egg, baking powder vanilla extract and blend with a handheld blender for 2 minutes on medium speed.
  • Add coconut flour and blend until combined.
  • Allow the dough to sit for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes add 1 tbsp of tapioca flour and knead dough until firm. If it is sticky or not firm, add another tbsp of tapioca flour.
  • Dust a surface with tapioca flour and roll out to desired thickness
  • Use cookie cutters and cut desired shapes and place on cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes. We just did round for the bottom of the snowman but you can make any shape you want!
  • Allow to cool before frosting.
 The kids just love these fun whimsical little snowman treats!

Have an amazing day!

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