Jan’s Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (with applesauce)

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Jan’s Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Applesauce

These cookies will not go flat, shrink or get hard like most GF cookies.

2 Cups Gluten Free Pie Crust Mix (see recipe in flour mixes)

2 teaspoons Gluten Free baking powder (Clabber Girl)

1  1/4 Cups Brown Sugar

1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda

2 eggs

5 Tablespoons softened Salted Butter

1/3 Cup additive free Applesauce

2 Tablespoons Pure Vanilla

8 oz. Cream cheese ( I use Philadelphia original)

2 Cup GF Chocolate chips or white chocolate chips

In mixing bowl whisk together pie crust flour mix, baking powder, brown sugar, and baking soda. Using mixer or food processor, then add eggs, softened butter, vanilla, applesauce, and cream cheese, blend until all incorporated and smooth. Remove beaters and fold in chocolate chips. Place dough in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes until dough is stiff.  When ready to bake preheat oven to 350*F.  Place dough onto lightly greased cookie sheet by a tablespoon each, place in oven and bake for 20 – 25 minutes or until cookies start to brown. When done let cookies set for about 10 minutes then place them on cooling racks. Depending on how large you make your cookies, this should make about 3 dozen.

Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 teaspoons Gluten Free baking powder (Clabber Girl)

1 1/2 Cups Gluten Free Pie Crust Mix (see in flour mixes)

1/4 Cup Pure Cocoa Powder

1 1/2 cups Brown Sugar

2 eggs

1/4 cup of softened butter

1/2 Cup pitted and chopped Dark Sweet Cherries ( I used the frozen cherries)

8 0z. Cream cheese

1 Cup GF Chocolate chips

Place pie crust flour mix, baking powder, cocoa, and brown sugar in mixer or food processor and mix or pulse until blended. Then add eggs, softened butter, chopped cherries, and cream cheese, blend until all incorporated and smooth. Remove beaters and fold in chocolate chips. Place dough in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes until dough is stiff.  When ready to bake preheat oven to 350*F.  Place dough onto lightly greased cookie sheet by a tablespoon each, place in oven and bake for 25 minutes. When done remove from oven and top each cookie with a slice of cherry. This should make about 2 dozen cookies.