Quick & Easy Gluten-free Valentine Cookies

Quick & Easy Gluten-free Valentine Cookies


Ingredients

For Cookies:

  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) shortening
  • 1/3 cup cane sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ½ cups Mom's Best Flour Blend
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Ingredients For Frosting:

  • 1 12-ounce can Betty Crocker Cherry Frosting
  • sprinkles if desired

Directions

Preheat oven to 350. In a stand mixer, combine shortening and sugars until creamy. Add vanilla and eggs and blend for 1 minute. Add the remaining dry ingredients and beat on medium-low speed until incorporated. Using a rolling pin, roll to 1/2” thickness. Using a heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out cookies and place on a greased or lined cookie sheet. Bake cookies for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool on a cooling rack. To make wafer cookie sandwiches: place frosting between two cookies To drizzle frosting on cookies: microwave frosting in a microwave safe container for 10 seconds. Drizzle over cookies.