Roll Out Sugar Cookies


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Gluten-Free Roll Out Sugar Cookies


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 TBSP water
  • 1 large large egg
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp almond extract or imitation almond
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cups Mehl's Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour
  • sheet of wax paper or plastic wrap
  • 1/3 cup gluten-free starch for rolling out


  1. Add all ingredients to mixing bowl.
  2. Mix well until dough gets nice and smooth.
  3. Place a sheet of wax paper or plastic wrap on open counter space, and sprinkle starch on surface.

  4. Place cookie dough on starch, shape into a rough rectangle, sprinkle starch over 
  5. Use cutout to make cookie shapes, and use a spatula to place them onto a nonstick baking sheet. Take extra dough and keep rolling out until dough is used up.

  6. Optional: sprinkle sugar or cinnamon sugar over top of cookies.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-14 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool. Once cooled you can frost or just eat as they are!
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