Gluten Free Lemon Vanilla Cookies
Lemon Vanilla Cookies
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baking, Cookies, Gluten-Free
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 129kcal
Author: Chef Bill Collins

Ingredients

  • 11 ¾ ounces gluten free baking flour (320g)
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum (use only if not included in baking flour)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 16 tablespoons butter (unsalted, at room temperature. 2 sticks/225g)
  • 1 ½ cups sugar (10 ½ oz/300g)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • teaspoon milk
  • 2 lemons (zest only)
  • 1 egg (room temperature)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper 
  • Whisk together the flour, xanthan gum (if using), salt, and baking soda in a bowl, and set this aside
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, with the paddle attachment, cream the butter, sugar, vanilla, milk and lemon zest, until light and fluffy. Add the egg and mix to combine 
  • Add in the flour mixture, and mix for one minute
  • With a two-tablespoon scoop, place balls of dough (about 45g each) onto the parchment paper, approximately two inches apart
  • Bake the cookies for 11-12 minutes or until puffy and just starting to become golden around the edges. Depending on your oven, you may have to do this in two or three batches
  • Remove from the oven and cool on the pan for 5 minutes. The cookies will deflate as they cool
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Lemon Vanilla Cookies
Serving Size
 
30 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
129
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Trans Fat
 
0.2
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
0.3
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Cholesterol
 
22
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
98
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
14
mg
0
%
Carbohydrates
 
18
g
6
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
11
g
12
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
196
IU
4
%
Vitamin C
 
4
mg
5
%
Calcium
 
15
mg
2
%
Iron
 
0.4
mg
2
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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