Wednesday, March 17, 2010

GLUTEN-FREE ST PATRICK'S DAY PISTACHIO LIME SUGAR COOKIES


Have a St Patrick's Day cup of Irish Breakfast Tea and pair it with several of these pistachio lime sugar cookies.

Pistachio Lime Cookies
Heat oven to 325 degrees


2/3 c sugar

6T oil

1 t lemon extract

2T lime juice

1T lemon zest

1/4 c pistachios, chopped fine

1 1/3 c soy flour

2/3 c white rice flour

4 t baking powder

1/2 t salt

6T water, if needed

Instructions:

Cream oil and sugar. Add lemon extract, water and lemon rind. Whisk together soy flour, white rice flour, salt and baking powder. Add dry ingredients slowly to creamed sugar, etc. When thoroughly blended, add chopped nuts. If dough is not coming together in a ball, add water by tablespoonful as needed. Make 3/4" balls, a dozen per oiled cookie sheet or Silpat sheet.

Prepare two shallow dishes, one with oil, one with sugar. Dip bottom of large glass in oil, then in sugar.

 For thin wafer-like cookies (see above), press hard. For thicker cookies (see below), use a lighter touch.

Bake for approximately 15-20 minutes Makes 4 dozen.

1 comment:

Alaine @ My GF DF Living said...

Just found these on pinterest!! Yum!! Yum! These look tasty! :)