Post Archives from the ‘desserts’ Category

Easy Icing for sandwich cookies, using coconut oil


20131217-155800.jpg This is my favorite go-to icing to make cookie sandwiches. It's gluten free, and can easily be made milk free as well, by using plain soymilk or almond milk in lieu of the milk. I use coconut oil in place of what is often used - shortening. Coconut oil is fantastic as a substitute, but if you cannot find Continue reading the story "Easy Icing for sandwich cookies, using coconut oil"

Easter Meringues! Guest Blog Post 2 by Gracefully Gluten Free


One of my favorite things about gluten free & food blogging is the people I come into contact with! I truly cherish the different perspectives and creativity of my blogging peers. One blogger that I am continuously impressed with is Ashley over atĀ Gracefully Gluten Free! I am so excited to share this recipe she created for you here, and even more excited to Continue reading the story "Easter Meringues! Guest Blog Post 2 by Gracefully Gluten Free"

Gluten Free chocolate ice cream



I love ice cream! I've made a few different kinds now and experimented a bit. I've learned a lot, and had fun trying my hand at vanilla bean ice cream, and gluten free cookies and cream. I'm also trying to come up with a good dairy free recipe (stay tuned) and some others...but for now, how about Continue reading the story "Gluten Free chocolate ice cream"

cashew butter chocolate strawberry bites


20120124-143549.jpg Press cashew butter (Mmmm...cashew butter=new favorite food) into small cups. Pour melted chocolate chips into the center. Place chopped strawberries atop the chocolate. All gluten free, of course. Enjoy!

1 spoon of cashew butter for each "bite" 1 tablespoon melted GF chocolate chips for each "bite" 2 strawberries, quartered, for each "bite"

Amazing Gluten Free Lemon Cornmeal Cookies



I found a recipe for these cookies years and years ago, and converted it to a gluten-free recipe. They are very easy to bake, and quite delicious! You can find the original recipe here. They're delicate, with a hint of lemon and a crunch with the cornmeal. They're pretty simple to make, but look and taste Continue reading the story "Amazing Gluten Free Lemon Cornmeal Cookies"

Coconut Caramel Chocolate Cookies (Gluten-Free)


I saw a blog post yesterday ( that featured a photo of the most delicious-looking GF cookies. DELICIOUS. SO, I played with trying to recreate a similar cookie. Something likeĀ Girl Scout Samoa cookies - AKA Caramel De-Lites. Basically, I wanted to make something relatively easy, yet still great. After a bit of trial and error, I decided that going without egg would work fine. Then Continue reading the story "Coconut Caramel Chocolate Cookies (Gluten-Free)"