Gluten Free Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies
Candy Cane Cookies

Gluten Free Candy Cane Cookies

Recipes   Sweets     Gluten Free     Seasonal    

Ingredients

Cookies
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup Swerve, confectioners
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp of peppermint extract or flavoring
  • 1 3/4 cup of almond flour
  • ¼ cup of coconut flour
  • ¼ cup whey protein powder
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp red natural food coloring (we use Watkins)
Glaze
  • ½ cup of Swerve, confectioners
  • 2 tbs of skim milk
  • ¼ tsp peppermint extract/flavoring or to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine first 10 ingredients and mix well.
  2. Divide dough in half.
  3. Add Red food coloring to one half of dough; mix well into half of dough.
  4. Place both balls of dough in te fridge for 30 minutes.
  5. On a lightly floured surface, roll a teaspoon of each dough (plain and red) into a four inch long rope.
  6. Place side by side, and gently twist together, place on ungreased cookie sheet and curve one end of the cane to form a candy cane- be careful to not let dough break.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 10-12 minutes just until edges brown.
  8. Let cookies cool on sheet.
  9. Mix glaze ingredients and gently brush onto each cooled cookie.
  10. Makes about 24 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (24g)

Servings 36

Calories 80
Total Fat 6g
Total Saturated Fat 2g no
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 70mg
Total Carbs 13g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 0g
Swerve 7g
Protein 1g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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