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Gluten-Free Frosted Sugar Cookies

This easy, no-chill recipe for Gluten Free Frosted Sugar Cookies is a must-make. They’re great for holidays, birthdays, or any time you’re looking for a sweet treat.

Baking cookies have always been a big part of my family’s holiday tradition.

Cookies after cookies, fudge after batch of fudge, and gingerbread house after gingerbread house. It was a labor of love that was more than appreciated by everybody on the receiving end and these gluten free soft frosted sugar cookies are always a hit.

How to Make Easy Gluten-Free Frosted Sugar Cookies 


– 1 cup shortening (I use Nutiva shortening) – 1 cup granulated sugar – 1 large egg, cold – 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract – 3 cups Bob's Red Mill 1-to-1 Gluten Free Baking Flour, plus more for rolling out the dough – 1 teaspoon fine sea salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line baking sheets with silicone mats or parchment paper.



In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and creamy, about 1-2 minutes. Mix in the egg and the vanilla extract.

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