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Gluten Free Brownies

Gluten Free Fudge Brownies

This recipe was created for my daughter and friends who are gluten intolerant and have Celiac Disease.

Ingredients

12 oz Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 cup Unsalted Butter
3/4 cup Truvia for Baking
3/4 cup Pure Cane Sugar
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1 T Pure Vanilla
6 Large Eggs
1 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
12 oz Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a microwave safe bowl melt 12 oz chocolate chips and butter on half power for 3 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir until completely smooth. Return to microwave for 30-60 seconds on half power if there are still chucks of chocolate chips and stir until smooth. Chocolate and Butter

In a separate bowl, stir in sugars, salt, and vanilla. Whisk together the eggs and cocoa powder. Combined sugar mixture with egg mixture. Slowly combined in melted chocolate mixture until  smooth.Chocolate Delight

Line 13×9 or 12×12 can pan with parchment paper and lightly grease. Pour in batter.

Bake for 25-35 minutes until top is completely cooked.

While baking combined 12 oz chocolate chips and whipping cream in small pot over medium heat. Stir continuously until chocolate is completely melted and incorporated with the cream.

Once brownies are cooked, allow to cool for 10-15 minutes. Pour melted chocolate over top. Allow to cool for an additional 15-30 minutes. Refrigerate for 1 hour to completely set. Cut into 1 to 1 1/2 squares.

Gluten Free Brownie

Oatmeal Butterscotch Bars

Oatmeal Butterscotch Bars

I love Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies, but I wanted an option my daughter could enjoy. We make sure we get Gluten Free Rolled Oats meaning that the oats are not processed in a location that processes wheat.

Ingredients

1 cup Butter
2 cups Brown Sugar packed
3 Large Eggs
1 T Vanilla
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Baking Powder
3 cups Oat Flour (see directions below)
2 cups Rolled Oats
12 oz Butterscotch Chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter and brown sugar. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Stir in salt, baking soda, baking powder oat flour and rolled oats. Stir in Butterscotch chips. Grease a 14x10x2-inch casserole pan. Evenly spread batter in the pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and not giggling when you move the pan.

Oatmeal Butterscotch Batter

Oatmeal Butterscotch Bars

Directions for Oat Flour

In blender or food processor pulse rolled oats until it makes a flour approximately 1 1/4 cups rolled oats for ever 1 cup of oat flour needed.

 

 

Cole Slaw

Cole Slaw

Dressing Ingredients

1 1/2 Mayonnaise  (I use Olive Oil Mayo)
1 T Honey
2 T Milk
4 tsp Lemon Juice
2 tsp Poppy Seeds
3/4 tsp Celery Seeds
1-2 drops doTerra Lemon Essential Oil
1-2 Toothpicks doTerra Celery Seed Essential Oil (see cooking with essential oils)

Dressing Directions

Combined all ingredients together in glass or metal bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to server.

Cole Slaw Dressing

Slaw Ingredients

4 cups Shredded Cabbage
1 cup Shredded Carrots

Slaw Ingredients

Combined slaw ingredients with dressing just before serving.

Cole Slaw

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Gluten Free Variation

I love experimenting. One of my children has developed a Gluten intolerance so I have been adjusting recipes. This one I divide in half before doing the flour so she can enjoy them too. You can also make a full batch Gluten Free.

Ingredients

1 cube Butter (yes real butter)
16 oz Natural Peanut Butter
2 Cups Brown Sugar
1 T Real Vanilla
3 Eggs
1 tsp Sea Salt
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
2 cups  All Purpose Flour or Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Baking Flour
2 cup Chocolate Chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350. Cream together butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and vanilla. Stir in eggs, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Stir in flour.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Stir in chocolate chips. Line pan with parchment paper. Scoop on to parchment paper. Flatten with fork or the bottom of a cup. Bake for 8-10.

Original Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Hatch Chili Quiche

Gluten Free – Hatch Chili Quiche

Over Spring Break  we went to Washington to visit friends. One morning they served Hatch Chili Quiche. It was amazing and the inspirations for this recipe.

Ingredients

12 oz Shredded Hash-browns
4 oz Cream Cheese
2 cup Sharp Cheese (Shredded or Cubed)
1 cup Bacon or Ham Cubed
1 cup Roasted Hatch Chilies Peeled and Chopped into bite size pieces

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Place Hash-browns in 9X13 pans and bake for 10 minutes. While Baking combined remaining ingredients. Using a measuring cup press the Hash-browns flat in the pan to make the crust. Pour remaining ingredients over the top. Bake for 20-30 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick comes clean.

Gluten-Free Rolls

Gluten-Free Buns

When my daughter found out she had a gluten intolerance we removed all bread, crackers, and food that had gluten. We found it difficult to maintain. So I started researching and trying to created gluten-free options. These need a muffin tin, bread pan or metal bowl to support the dough rising.

We mad hoagie rolls and hamburger buns for those in the pictures.

Ingredients

1 T Dry Active Yeast
1/4 cup Honey
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1/2 cup Luke Warm Water
1/2 cup Potato Flakes
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup Hot Water
2 Eggs
1 cup Tapioca Flour
3 cups Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Baking Flour
3 T Butter Melted

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix together yeast, honey, oil, and luke warm water. Allow to rise for 15 minutes.

Combined potato flakes, salt, and hot water.

Add potato mixture, and eggs to the yeast mixture. Stir in flours.Gluten-Free Buns

Grease pans with cooking spray. Form into buns and place in pans.

Raise for 20 minutes.

Brush each bun with melted butter. Bake for 20 minutes.

Gluten-Free Buns

Gluten-Free Buns

 

Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies are one of my daughters favorite treats, so of course I would need to create a recipe that she can enjoy.

Ingredients

2 cups Sugar
2 cup Unsalted Butter
3 Eggs
1 T Vanilla
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Baking Powder
3 cups Gluten Free 1 to 1 Baking Flour
1 cup Macadamia Nuts chopped
11 oz White Chocolate Chips

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 350. Cream together butter and sugar. Add in eggs and vanilla. Stir in salt, baking soda, baking powder, and flour until well mixed. Add nuts and chips. Use parchment paper or silpat mat on cookie sheet. Drop mixture onto cookie sheet, 6 to a tray. Theses spread out out. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes.

Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough
Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough on cookie sheet
Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Baked

You can also place dough on a prepared cookie sheet and freeze for 6-8 hours before placing in an air tight container so you can bake them in smaller batches. When baking from frozen add 2 minutes to bake time.