allergy friendly sugar Cookies

makes approximately 1 1/2 dozen


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, using a fork, NO MIXER NEEDED, cream together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the  vanilla, baking soda, T.G.I.G.F! and baking powder, balsamic vinegar and water mixture. Dough will be slightly crumbly, add enough water 1 tablespoon at a time until dough comes together and forms a ball. Place sugar in a small bowl. Using a scoop or teaspoon scoop out dough and roll cookie dough ball into sugar to coat all sides, place on parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake 8-9 minutes for soft cookies or 10-11 minutes for crispier cookies. Enjoy!

The ultimate allergy friendly sugar cookie. Simply sweet and delicious. Soft and chewy on the inside with crisp outside. Colored sugars can be used for holiday or birthday celebrations. A kid's favorite.

8 T.           Palm oil shortening - Nutiva Original is best

1/2 c.        Sugar

1 t.            Vanilla extract - I use Spice Islands

1 1/2 c.     T.G.I.G.F! Mix

1/2 t.         Baking soda

Egg Replacement Mixture:

1 t.            Aluminum-free Baking Powder

1 T.           Balsamic vinegar

1 T.           Water

Mix baking powder, balsamic vinegar and water in a small dish.

2-3 T.        Water - until dough comes together

In a small bowl add:

2 T.           Sugar