Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Boxed Cookies With a Twist

While wheeling myself through the grocery store on Sunday, I was having some serious sweet tooth cravings. What else is new? So when I arrived in the baking aisle, my eyes landed immediately on the gluten-free cookie mixes. I've made Betty Crocker gluten-free chocolate chip cookies and brownies, but I saw a new game in town - Hodgson Mill gluten-free cookie mix. I've used Hodgson Mill flour before, but had never tried one of the mixes, and I was intrigued. Plus, it was cheaper than the Betty Crocker box! I'm an easy sell. What's great about the Hodgson Mill mix is that it's really just a sugar cookie, and you can add whatever you want to it. I decided to make peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, and man, were they delish.

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies



(Makes two dozen cookies)

1 box Hodgson Mill gluten-free cookie mix
3/4 stick of unsalted butter, softened
1 egg
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a large cookie sheet.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and cookie mix. Add egg and vanilla and mix until soft. (I had to add 2 tablespoons of water because my dough was pretty dry).
Mix in peanut butter. Add chocolate chips.
Spoon messy 1-inch balls of dough onto cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until edges are brown. Let cool on a wire rack.



  1. my brother in law is gluten intolerant, so I'm always looking for good gluten free recipes and desserts!

    what grocery store did you find this gem at?

    1. Winco! They actually have a pretty substantial gluten-free assortment, mostly for baked goods, but also dried pasta, rice noodles, and a small frozen section of bread, pizza dough, etc. Another spot to try is Jake's Gluten Free Market http://jakesglutenfreestore.com/ on Fairview!

  2. I had a coworker that found out that she was gluten intolerant and so ever since I've been interested in learning about a gluten free diet! I'm a sucker for dessert too, so I may have to try this!

    XO Kelley


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