Saturday 11 April 2020

Vanilla Cookie Base Recipe

Vanilla Cookies - Base Recipe

gluten free dairy free nut free soy free egg free corn free refined sugar free

This recipe is versatile and lots of different flavours can be added to change up the taste. Get creative!

Different gluten free flours can be used as well. Adjust to suit your family's tolerances.


125g Nuttelex
1/2C Coconut Sugar
1T Pure Harvest Rice Malt Syrup
3/4C White Sorghum Flour
1C Tapioca Starch
1/2t Baking Powder

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celcius


Traditional method

Cream the Nuttelex and the sugar
Add syrup and mix
Add dry ingredients and mix until you have a smooth dough

Thermomix method

Add coconut sugar to the bowl and refine 1 minute, speed 9
Insert butterfly
Add Nuttelex, mix 2 minutes, speed 3-4
Add Syrup, mix 10 seconds, speed 3
Remove butterfly
Add dry ingredients, mix 15 seconds, speed 4
Scrape down and repeat

Dough should be nice and smooth and soft

Refrigerate for 30 minutes to firm up
Roll into balls and press down with a damp fork or bottom of a glass

Bake on baking paper for approx 15-20 minutes until lightly golden
Cool on trays and then store in pantry in tupperware


Spice cookies

Add ginger and cinnamon and nutmeg and clove
Add just cinnamon

Jam drops

Use vanilla base recipe, instead of using a fork or glass to press down, use your thumb and full the hole with a dollop of sugar free jam


Cookies spread too much

Make sure you rest the dough in the fridge before baking

Want the cookies to spread more

Roll and bake without resting in the fridge

Cookies ready to fill with Jam
Cookies ready to fill with Jam
Jam added - ready to bake
Jam added - ready to bake
Baked Jam Drop
Baked Cookies - Delicious Jam drops