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2/14/12 9:40 A

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DJ here is a link to one that I have made that doesn't have corn in it. The only problem I didn't like about this one was the way the beaten egg whites made the tops looks. I would only lightly beat the egg whites next time or not at all. I have seen this same recipe without the eggs beaten. chaosinthekitchen.com/2010/05/flour-
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I don't make cookies very often as I can't resist them very well.



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2/14/12 8:29 A

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Mine didn't have corn...?

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2/13/12 10:10 P

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Maybe you could try one of the substitutes if you can't have corn.

I was curious and looked up Cornstarch substitutes
For each 1 tablespoon of cornstarch needed use: 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
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1 tablespoon potato flour or rice flour
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4 teaspoons quick-cooking tapioca
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2 teaspoons arrowroot

Personally I would use the all purpose flour if it has xanthan gum included.



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2/13/12 9:41 P

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Do you have one that also does not have corn in it?

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2/13/12 10:17 A

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hahaha, and we wonder why we gain weight? And the sugar spike too. It's like eating icing but more like fudge. I'm sure it tasted awesome!!! I can't have anything like this in the house or I eat far too much since I'm the only one here to eat it. emoticon

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2/13/12 9:52 A

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NUTS! Yeah, that would be great cos these are awfully like the top half of a brownie :)

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2/13/12 9:48 A

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Lily, your recipe reminds me of this one which I like a lot. Taste like the GF ones from the Great America cookie.

Chewy Flourless Cookies

1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
2 t cornstarch
1/4 t. salt
2 egg whites
1 cup chopped and toasted nuts
Preheat oven to 350. Mix together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt. Gradually add egg whites, stirring with spoon until mixture forms a dough. Mixture should be thick enough to form a dough, if not, add more cocoa and powdered sugar. Form dough into balls. place on cookie sheet. Bake 16 - 19 min until glossy and cracked. Cool




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2/13/12 9:30 A

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I tried and it was such an incredible PIMA, I posted it only here.

I love SP. I hate a few things about the site, too. Other sites are MUCH easier to use for somethings: like posting recipes. Working 50 hours a week, I simply don't have time. Anybody is welcome to upload it if they like.

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Have you added this to the Sparks Recipe area? We need to all start keeping our favorite Gluten Free recipes there so they can be shared with the tracking tool.

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2/13/12 9:13 A

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They were quite good -- too good! I ate about 10 of the 24 (in more than one sitting) and now my face is broken out. I think that much sugar is a BAD, BAD thing but these are good if you want chocolate cookies. They're almost fudgey.

2 1/4C confectioners sugar
1/4 t salt
1 t espresso powder (optional but this really helps)
3/4 C cocoa (Dutched)
1/4 C carob powder (this substitution isn't necessary, you can go all cocoa but I like carob)
3 large egg whites
2 t gluten-free vanilla extract


Mix all in bowl (I used a stand mixer) til smooth and "glassy." Dump about 1 T at a time onto GREASED (I used spray "pam-like" stuff) cookie tins. Cookie batter will SPREAD a lot.

Bake at 350F for 5-8 minutes. They will crack and be careful not to burn. There's a lot of sugar in these!

COOL COMPLETELY ON TIN before removing.

My elderly parents both loved them and I did, too. :) Bit too much sugar for my system but they're tasty for non-GF folks.

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