Be cool. Make conversation starter cookies. Buckwheat cookies? What’s a buckwheat cookie? where do you even get buckwheat? (Amazon is a good place) Is it like regular wheat? (no, it’s not – for starters, buckwheat is gluten-free.)
I put chocolate chips, white chips, and pecan pieces in this batch of cookies, and I think craisins would also make an excellent addition. You could use raisins too, but I only eat raisins if I’m being force-fed. And I haven’t been force-fed since toddlerhood. So there’s that.
P.S. This makes a pretty small batch, but that’s okay, because it easily doubles and triples.
P.P.S If you don’t want to bake, try making healthy no-bake cookies. You won’t regret it.Print
Gluten-Free Buckwheat Cookies Recipe
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/3 cup white sugar
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup buckwheat flour
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 cup rice or corn flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp guar or xanthan gum
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1–1½ cups add-in (such as chocolate chips, nuts, craisins, etc.)
- Preheat oven to 375º.
- Cream together butter and sugars. Add egg and vanilla and mix well.
- Mix dry ingredients together and add to butter/egg/sugar mixture.
- Stir well.
- Mix in your add-ins if you’re using any.
- Place by the spoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake 7-12 minutes, until the edges are just beginning to turn golden.
- Cool on wire rack. Devour.
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