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Gluten Free Pumpkin Cheesecake

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cheesecake

The perfect gluten free option for thanksgiving or any occasion.

Crust Ingredients

1/2 cup Softened Unsalted Butter
1/4 cup Coconut Sugar
1/4 cup Coconut Flour
1 cup Almond Flour

Crust Directions

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Combined ingredients until crumbly. Press into the bottom of a greased Spring Form Pan. Bake for 8 minutes.

Gluten Free Crust

 

Cream Ingredients

1 T Vanilla
1/4 cup Coconut Sugar
1 T Pumpkin Pie Spice
4 drops doTerra Cinnamon Bark
2 drops doTerra Clove
24 oz Cream Cheese
16 oz Mascarpone Cheese
15 oz Pumpkin Puree
5 Eggs

Cream Directions

In a mixer, dissolve coconut sugar, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and clove in vanilla. Add 8 oz of cream cheese to the sugar mixture at a time and cream until smooth. Add in mascarpone cheese and cream until smooth. Add pumpkin until smooth. Add one egg at a time until smooth. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees. Reduce heat to 300 degrees and bake for 40 – 60 minutes at 300 degrees until toothpick comes out clean. Allow to complete cool. Refrigerate for 2 or more hours before serving.
We served with whipping cream.

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cheesecake Filling

Pumpkin Cheesecake before bakingPumpkin Cheesecake right out of oven

Frozen Berry Salad

Ingredients

8 oz Cream Cheese
2 cups Heavy Whipping Cream
1/4 cups Powdered Sugar
2 lbs Frozen Mixed Berries

Directions

In a mixer whip cream cheese until smooth. Add in whipping cream and powdered sugar. Whip until stiff peaks. Fold in Frozen Berries. Can be served as a dessert immediately or refrigerated for 5-6 hours to be served as a side dish.

Cream Cheese & Whipping Cream

Stiff Peaks

Frozen Berry Salad

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

This Pumpkin Pie has a bold spice profile. Therefore I post a range for the cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice.

Crust Ingredients

1 3/4 Cups Rice Flour
1 Cup Tapioca Flour
1 T Sugar
3/4 Cup Butter
2 Egg Yolks (set whites aside for filling)
1/4 Cup Milk
1 tsp White Vinegar

Directions

In a mixing bowl combined flours and sugar. Cut cold butter into the flour with a fork until crumbly mixture forms. In a small mixing bowl beat egg yolks, milk and vinegar. Combined the two mixtures together. Knead it like bread dough. Cut dough in half and press into 2 pie large pie tins. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Gluten Free Pie Crust

Pie Filling Ingredients

29 oz Pure Pumpkin
2 cup Sugar
1 cup Milk
4 Eggs
2 Egg Whites
3 – 5 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
3 – 5 tsp Cinnamon

Directions

Combined pumpkin, sugar, milk and eggs. Stir in small amount of spices and add to achieve desired taste. Pour in to shells. Bake for 25-30 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.

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.

 

 

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

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.