Orange Cookies with different shapes

These crunchy tasty cookies hold their shape well when cooked and look fun once decorated.


½ cups brown rice flour

½ teaspoon xanthan gum

1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder

¼ cup packed light brown sugar

Grated rind 1 orange

4 tablespoons vegan butter

1 vegan egg

2 tablespoons light corn syrup

For decoration

1 ½ cups confectioners ‘sugar

1 tablespoon boiling water

Food colouring (optional)

Gluten-free candy decoration (optional)


1.Preheat the oven to 325°f. Place all the dry ingredients in a food processor, turn the motor on. Then feed the remaining ingredients down the tube, adding a little extra flour if the mixture becomes too wet or adding a little milk if the mix is too dry.

2.Scrape the dough out of the bowl onto a surface dusted lightly with rice flour. Roll out the dough

To a thickness of ¼ inch and use cutters of your choice to cut out 20 cookies, rolling up any extra dough and rerolling and cutting again.

3.Place the cookies on baking sheets and place in the Preheated oven for about 10 minutes, until golden. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

4.Mix the confectioners’ sugar with the water and add colouring if you want. Smooth over the cookies, or just use some to pipe on details, decorate with candy decoration, if using then let set.