gluten free vegan soft frosted strawberry cookies
RECIPE TYPE: cookies
vanilla sugar cookies
  • 2 1/3 cups Sarah’s gluten free flour blend
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1/3 cup refined coconut oil, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk beverage
strawberry frosting
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In bowl of standing mixer, cream together powdered sugar, sugar, coconut oil and vanilla. Continue mixing 1-2 minutes, until creamy and smooth.
  4. Add almond milk and flour mixture. Mix until cookie dough comes together.
  5. Using cookie scoop, place cookie dough onto prepared baking sheet {about 1 tablespoon size scoops}. Flatten balls of dough slightly.
  6. Bake cookies 9-11 minutes. Place cookies on cooling rack to cool completely.
  7. To make strawberry frosting, start by creaming the shortening in bowl of stand mixer, 1-2 minutes.
  8. Add powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons almond milk and vanilla. Cream until smooth and whipped, adding additional milk as needed.
  9. Add strawberry powder and mix well. Frost cooled cookies with strawberry frosting.
*You can find freeze dried strawberries in most grocery stores, near the dried fruit. Take about 1 cup freeze dried strawberries and crush in ziplock bag or blender/small food processor until ground. Measure out 2 tablespoons.
Recipe by Sarah Bakes Gluten Free at