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Allergy Friendly Chocolate Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies

January  5, 2021
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Photo by Limitless Allergies
  • Prep time 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Cook time 8 minutes
  • Serves 20
Author Notes

Melt in your mouth, gluten free, dairy free and egg free Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with crushed candy cane. Vegan, festive and delicious. —Limitless Allergies

What You'll Need
  • 3 candy canes
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons dairy free semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 7 tablespoons dairy free butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free all purpose flour
  • egg substitute (2 eggs)
  1. Whisk dairy free butter for 1 minute. Then add egg substitute and vanilla, beat for another 2 minutes.
  2. Add in the rest of the dough ingredients. Beat until the dough starts to come together, for about 1 minute. Knead to form a ball.
  3. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and let it rest in the fridge for 1 hour.
  4. After 1 hour take out the dough. Pre Heat the oven at 350°F. Take 1 tablespoon and roll into a small ball, making 20 balls
  5. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet about 1-inch apart. Press with a thumb in the middle of each ball about halfway down to form wells. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes. While the cookies are baking, crush the candy canes.
  6. Take the cookies out of the oven, sprinkle each thumbprint with candy cane pieces. Let cool and enjoy.

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