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NICE & CRUNCHY PEANUT & CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE COOKIES

Date: 13 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Cookies, Food, Sweets & Treats Comments

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Somehow, waking up to a grey, rainy morning during a really hot summer makes me feel so good, it almost feels like my batteries are recharging.  It does make a welcoming change and the first thing I think of is baking! So I quickly made a batch of these this week.  Unfortunately, the grey day…

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CHOCO COWBOY COOKIES

Date: 20 Aug 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Cookies, Food, Sweets & Treats Comments

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Cowboy Cookies are basically jazzed up Oat Cookies.  Still the lovely chewy oatmeal cookie but loaded with other ingredients ranging from chocolate chips, nuts, raisins etc.  I also added Chupa Chup’s Chocos to mine which are gluten free, as I love the crunchy texture.  Makes 12 cookies. 70g Nutrifree Miscela per Pane & Pizza 35g…

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OATMEAL & COCONUT COOKIES

Date: 20 Aug 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Cookies, Food, Sweets & Treats Comments

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  These are actually Coconut, Almond, Oatmeal and Chop Chip Cookies … but it does not fit in the window above! Cookies packed with so much goodness.  I have made these repeatedly and they do not last more than a day they are so yummy! Makes 2 dozen cookies. 113g butter 150g brown sugar 3…

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CRUNCHY YET CHEWY ANZAC COOKIES

Date: 25 Apr 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Cookies, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats Comments

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Today, 25th April, marks Anzac Day, which is a national holiday in Australia and New Zealand.  Just like the Pavlova, both countries claim to have invented this Anzac cookie which I find it quite amusing.  Again like the Pavlova, the origin is not so clear.  Wives of solders used to make these biscuits and send…

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CARNIVAL CHIACCHIERE

Date: 14 Feb 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Cookies, Food, Holiday Specials, International Cuisine, Sweets & Treats Comments

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These yummy Carnival sweets are also known as Frappe, Bugie, Cenci, Strufoli amongst many other names, depending on the region.  In Malta we make them as well and are called Xkumvat.  They are basically deep fried strips of sweetened pasty, dusted with icing sugar. I made this with a mix of gluten free all purpose…

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VALENTINE’S ICE-CREAM SANDWICH

Date: 12 Feb 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Cookies, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats Comments

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A must for someone who loves cookies and ice-cream! This is not really a recipe with exact weights but more instructions on how to make it.  I have used the same recipe for the chocolate rice flour and almond flour Carnival Mask cookies, http://www.senza-g.com/carnival-mask-cookies/ this time cutting the dough into heart shapes. When the biscuits cool,…

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HERSHEY KISS COOKIES

Date: 08 Feb 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Cookies, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats Comments

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Why not make some simple Peanut Butter Hershey Kiss cookies for your loved one?  I have followed the recipe (halved) from the Hershey site itself which includes the gluten free version too!  I did try to tint them too, hence the pinkish hue.  Instead of rolling in granulated sugar, I rolled them in Heart Sprinkles,…

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CARNIVAL MASK COOKIES

Date: 08 Feb 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Cookies, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats Comments

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Every country has its traditional carnival sweets.  In Malta we make Prinjolata, a sweet which is shaped like a dome, made with pine nuts, sponge and Italian Meringue.  A sweet I love, but have not yet attempted to try in a Gluten Free version.  We also make Xkumvat, deep fried strips of sweet dough which…

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NO-COOK CHRISTMAS TRUFFLES

Date: 12 Dec 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats Comments

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These are healthy, quick, easy and delicious! And No-Cook!  Adorable tasty morsels for after dinner with coffee!  You can leave them plain or decorate them with fondant leaves and berries.  They are also good without the chocolate coating! 100g dark cooking Chocolate, roughly chopped 2 cups dried fruit, chopped (I used a mix of cranberries, raisins, sultanas, apricots,…

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GINGERBREAD CHRISTMAS COOKIES

Date: 12 Dec 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats Comments

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Festive Christmas Gingerbread Cookies, decorated with simple white icing, silver balls and with red and green ribbons.  They can look so cute hanging on your Christmas Tree!  They would also make lovely home made presents! I have revised last year’s recipe into a healthier version of Gingerbread cookie dough, made with almond flour and coconut flour.  Everyone will…

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GINGERBREAD MEN

Date: 12 Dec 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Food, Sweets & Treats Comments

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Always popular, these gluten free gingerbread men are so simple to make, easier than you think.  I have revised last year’s recipe into a healthier version of Gingerbread cookie dough, this time made with almond flour and coconut flour.  Everyone will love this, even non Celiacs! This version includes also chocolate. You can use this recipe to make…

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MELTING SNOWMEN COOKIES

Date: 12 Dec 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Food, Holiday Specials, Sweets & Treats Comments

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I have revised last year’s recipe into a healthier version of Gingerbread cookie dough, this time made with almond flour and coconut flour.  Everyone will love this, even non Celiacs! This version includes also chocolate. You can use this recipe to make the Gingerbread House, the Melting Snowman Cookies, Gingerbread Men and Christmas Cookies. 145g almond flour 100g coconut…

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