You are here: Home » Recipes » Gluten-Free Rolled Sugar Cookies Gluten-Free Rolled Sugar Cookies Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield servings These are traditional buttery sugar cookies. You may use all butter, if desired (instead of shortening). Think Stock PrintEmail Ingredients 1/4 cup butter1/4 cup shortening1/2 cup sugar1 1/2 cups brown rice flower1 whole egg, plus 1 egg yolk1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 1/4 teaspoons xanthan gum1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Preheat the oven to 350F. Very lightly grease a cookie sheet. In a medium-size bowl, combine the butter, shortening, and sugar. Beat well. Add the brown rice flour and beat well. Scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl at least once during mixing. Add the remaining ingredients and beat well. Continue beating until the dough comes together. At this stage the dough will be too soft to roll. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Roll out the dough to between 1⁄8- and 1⁄4-inch thickness. Cut it using cookie cutters of your choice and place the cut cookies on the prepared pan. Decorate with sprinkles or colored sugar as desired (or leave bare, if you are planning to ice them later). Bake the cookies for about 10 minutes, until the edges begin to brown. Let cool on wire racks. Ice and decorate, if desired. From the book The Ultimate Gluten-Free Cookie Book, by Roben Ryberg. Reprinted by arrangement with Da Capo Lifelong, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Copyright © 2010.