Jen L, Author at Better Batter Gluten Free Flour

Chocolate Mint Cream Cheese Bites

Not a cookie, but a sweet treat, these mints are a quick confection to add to your holiday “baking” list without turning on the oven. These would be a great addition to a holiday cookie platter. Check the instructions below for a swap out the mint flavoring for cherry or raspberry.

Deep Dish Apple Crumb Pie

Move over, double crust apple pie! My new holiday favorite is this impossibly easy apple pie with a crumb crust. Check out the recipe below which uses our favorite gluten-free pie dough and a not-too-sweet apple filling. Perfect for any holiday or get together!

Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows

Make some of these pillowy, minty treats for the next time you have hot chocolate. Swap out the peppermint extract for a different flavor like vanilla, orange, or raspberry.

Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

Soup’s on! Try this lighter take on a cream-based soup without all the heavy calories. Make this vegetarian by swapping out the chicken stock for vegetable stock.

Cheesy Baked Orzo with Bacon and Peas

Need to get dinner on the table fast? Serve this quick-cooking take on macaroni and cheese with a side salad.

White Veggie Lasagna

There’s nothing better than having a warm dinner ready to go, especially one packed with vegetables. Make this white veggie lasagna ahead and bake it when you are ready or gently reheat.

Mini Apple Pies

These sweet little pies are everything you love about apple pie, just in miniature! These are fun for kids to help assemble and are the perfect way to use up extra apples if you picked too many at the orchard.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Crepes

Whip up these French pancakes infused with pumpkin in the batter and filling. Much of these can be made ahead and kept warm until ready to assemble and serve.

Tomato Soup Mac and Cheese

Now that the calendar officially says it’s fall, enjoy this comfort food mashup – a mix between tomato soup and mac and cheese flavors. This is a good make-ahead meal; refrigerate the entire dish and bake when ready to eat.

Mexican Haystacks

In need of a quick and hearty meal? This take on Taco Tuesday will be a winner for kids and adults alike. Set up a buffet of toppings to feed a crowd.

Apple Turnovers

It’s apple season! I am continually looking for ways to use the bushels and bushels of apples we u-pick at the local orchards. Why not make these sweet turnovers as a special treat? If you are going through the effort of making gluten-free puff pastry, just make an extra batch and throw it in the freezer. I promise its worth the effort!

Buckeye Brownie Cookies

One bite of these chewy, chocolately cookies and you will be hooked! Substitute dairy-free and nut free ingredients (such as Sun Butter) if you have allergies to specific items.