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Chewy Sugar Cookies

Cream cheese and melted butter create the ‘chewiness’ in these great tasting sugar cookies.

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Combine the ingredients until a smooth dough forms. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes to allow the flours to absorb the moisture (this will prevent ‘grittiness’).

Use a teaspoon or tablespoon size cookie scoop to shape the dough and place on a lined baking sheet. For extra flavor and a crunchy crust, you can roll the balls in a bit of granulated sugar. Gently press down the cookies to flatten slightly (to 1/2″) and bake.

 

Chewy Sugar Cookies
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cups GFC Flour Blend for Baking II
  • ¾ cup + 2 Tbsp almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp xanthan gum
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • 3oz cream cheese, softened & cubed
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Combine flours, leveners, salt and gum, whisking until well combined.
  2. In another bowl, add sugar, cream cheese, and warm melted butter. Beat to combine. Add egg and vanilla, beating until smooth.
  3. Stir in flour, mixing until smooth dough forms. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 30 minutes.
  4. Roll teaspoon or tablespoon size balls and place on a lined baking sheet. You can roll each in sugar for added flavor and a crunchy texture if you like. Flatten each cookie to ½".
  5. Bake at 350°F for 12-14 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes before moving to wire rack.

 

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