Thursday, December 11, 2008

Peanut butter kisses (gluten free)

At Scott Adams has created a wonderful website full of informtion about gluten-free diets and recipes. it more geared for those with celiac disease but it works for us with Joseph being gluten free. I know you hear this all the time but we are very lucky these days for the internet and the ability to gain information to live more healthier lives by the wonderfully delicious dietary selections found online.

Peanut Butter Kisses (Gluten-Free)
This recipe comes to us from Jo Ann Boyd.
Ingredients:½ cup Butter Crisco1 cup fine rice flour1 ¼ cups light brown sugar½ cup potato starch¾ cup peanut butter¼ cup tapioca starch 1 egg1 teaspoon baking powder3 tablespoons milk¾ tsp baking soda1 tablespoon vanilla¼ teaspoon saltApprox. 60 Hershey Kisses, unwrappedSugar, optional
Directions:In large bowl combine first 6 ingredients and beat until well blended. In separate bowl combine all dry ingredients until well blended. Stir the rest of ingredients into Crisco mixture at Lo speed. Form into walnut size balls and roll in sugar, if desired. Place about 2 inches apart on un-greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375F degrees for approx. 8-10 minutes or until set, but not hard. Remove from oven and push Hershey Kiss into center of each cookie. Cool 5 min. before removing to racks. Cool until Kiss hardens again. Makes about 4 ½ dozen cookies.

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