Gluten Free Snickerdoodles

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Additional Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 18 minutes
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Gluten Free
Cooking Method: Oven
Condition: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Low FODMAP
Servings: 3 dozen cookies


For Cookies

  • 2-1/2 cup gluten free flour
  • 3/4 tsp xanthan gum If your gluten free flour has Xantham gum already, you can omit this
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or vegan butter to make this dairy free
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla

For Rolling

  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • Whisk flour, xantham gum, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt together in small bowl.
  • Beat sugar and melted butter together.
  • Add eggs and vanilla to butter mixture until well combined.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • If dough is too sticky, cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon in small bowl for rolling.
  • Use a cookie scoop to scoop a ball of cookie dough. Roll in cinnamon sugar mixture and place on baking sheet. Press down gently, to slightly flatten.
  • Bake smaller cookies for 7-8 minutes or larger cookies for 9-10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a cooling rack.
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Whether you are a novice in the kitchen, or a seasoned chef, Dietitian Klara will work with you to help you reach your nutrition goals. Co-author of Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating, Cooking with Diabetes and Cooking with Food Sensitivities Guide.