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Gluten Free Vanilla Wafers



Last week I needed to make a snack for my daughter that was comparable to “vanilla cookies.”  So I came up with a gluten free vanilla wafer.

Both kids LOVE these.  My husband and I do too!

These wafers are very easy to make.  And one batch makes about 60 cookies.  You can eat them plain.  Or even put peanut butter or homemade frosting between two cookies for a real treat.

We tried chocolate frosting.  My daughter said they were her “Oreos.”

If you need an easy treat that isn’t full of preservatives give these a try.  Gluten free vanilla wafers are a great snack for any age at any time of day.

Gluten Free Vanilla Wafers
makes about 60 cookies

6 Tbsp. butter or palm shortening
1/3 cup organic cane sugar
1/3 cup organic brown cane sugar, sucanat or coconut sugar*
3/4 cups tapioca flour*
1/2 cup white rice flour* (or amaranth or sorghum flour)
1/4 tsp. sea salt*
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla

Heat oven to 325 degrees F.

Cream the butter and sugar.  Add the egg and vanilla.  Mix well.  Add the flour, salt and baking powder.  Stir with a spoon until combined.

Drop quarter-sized mounds onto parchment lined baking sheets.  Bake 13-15 minutes.  Turn off oven.  Leave cookies in the oven to crisp for 10 – 20 minutes.

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