Gluten-Free Citrus Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

For the cookies:
  • 1/2 teaspoon psyllium-husk powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon whole flax seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chia seed
  • 2 1/2 cups rice-based gluten-free all-purpose flour*
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated grapefruit zest
For the glaze and topping:
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest, plus 2 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus 2 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated grapefruit zest, plus 2 1/2 teaspoon grapefruit juice
Special equipment:
  • Coffee grinder or mortar and pestle, stand or hand mixer
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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • Melted butter

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cut butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3-4 times. Pat or lightly roll to 3/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter.
  2. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 425° until golden brown, 11-13 minutes. Brush tops with butter. Serve warm.

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 200g (about 14 tablespoons) cold unsalted butter, chopped
  • 1 cup (175g) brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup (165g) white (granulated) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups (300g) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 300g dark chocolate, chopped

Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies

Ingredients

BASIC DOUGH
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Powdered sugar, for rolling out dough
CHOCOLATE
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
PEPPERMINT
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1⁄2 cup crushed candy canes or 1⁄2 cup peppermint candy
  • Red food coloring (optional)

S’mores Sandwich Cookies

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 16 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (about 3 cups), divided
  • 24 marshmallows