How to make gluten free snickerdoodles & French apple pie

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Chef and baker, Cricket Azima for the Betty Crocker kitchens describes two fantastic gluten free recipes that will please everyone, whether they are eating gluten free or not-Impossibly Easy French Apple Pie and gluten free Snickerdoodle cookies.

How to make gluten free snickerdoodles & French apple pie

Impossibly Easy French Apple Pie (Gluten Free)

Filling:

3 cups thinly sliced peeled apples (3 medium)

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 cup Bisquick® Gluten Free mix

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup milk

2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

3 eggs

Streusel:

1/3 cup Bisquick® Gluten Free mix

1/3 cup chopped nuts

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

3 tablespoons firm butter or margarine

  1. Heat oven to 325ºF. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix apples, cinnamon and nutmeg; place in pie plate.
  2. In medium bowl, stir remaining filling ingredients until well blended. Pour over apple mixture in pie plate. In small bowl, mix all streusel ingredients, using fork, until crumbly; sprinkle over filling.
  3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 6 servings

Snickerdoodles (Gluten Free)

2 eggs

1 1/4 cups sugar

1/4 cup butter, softened

1/4 cup shortening

2 cups Bisquick® Gluten Free mix

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, mix eggs, 1 cup of the sugar, the butter and shortening. Stir in Bisquick mix until dough forms.
  2. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. (If dough feels too soft for shaping into balls, put dough in freezer for 10 to 15 minutes.) Roll balls in sugar-cinnamon mixture; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies
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These days, more and more people are eating a gluten-free diet. And it's not always easy, especially when it comes to baking. I've got two great gluten-free recipes that will please everyone, whether they're eating a gluten-free diet or not.

Hi, I'm Cricket Azima. We're going to bake a gluten-free Impossibly Easy French Apple Pie. Preheat the oven to 325. Spray a nine inch pie pan with cooking spray. Mix thinly sliced peeled apples, cinnamon, and nutmeg together.

Try using different types of apples, like empire, regent, or spartan for different flavors. Then, pour your mixture into the pie pan. You can also experiment with other fillings, like peaches or fresh berries. The next step is to make a batter starting with Bisquick Gluten-Free mix.

Add sugar, milk, eggs, and melted butter or margarine. Now, this is a good time to remind yourself that it's always good to read the product labels to make sure everything is gluten-free.

Once you've mix the ingredients together, pour them over the apples. And then, we're onto the last step. In a separate bowl, make a streusel topping by mixing Bisquick Gluten Free baking mix, some firm butter, brown sugar, and some chopped nuts.

Then, I'm going to use a fork to break up the ingredients until they're really well combined into a crumbly texture. Then, sprinkle the topping over the pie.

I'm going to spread the topping evenly to cover the apples. Now, you're going to bake your pie for 45 to 50 minutes. Once your pie is done, you can serve it warm and top it with vanilla ice cream, or even some homemade whipped cream.

And there you have it. Impossibly Easy Gluten-Free French Apple Pie.

Now I'm going to show you another delicious treat your family can enjoy any time. Gluten-free snicker doodles. This recipe is really simple and quick. Start by preheating your oven to 375. Then, in a large mixing bowl, start with some premade mix.

You're going to stir together with some eggs, sugar, softened butter, and shortening. You're going to form a nice dough. And then, roll the dough into one inch balls.

Then, simply dip them into some cinnamon and sugar and place them on a baking sheet about two inches apart. Then, you're going to pop them in the oven for about 10 to 12 minutes. So there you go. Gluten-free sticker doodles.

From everyday treats like snicker doodles and Impossibly Easy French Apple Pie, gluten-free baking can be a snap. I'm Cricket Azima, bringing you great ideas from Betty Crocker with Howdini. To see more of our videos for easy recipes you can make with your kids or for your family, visit us at bettycrocker.com/bisquickideas.

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    Cricket Azima Chef and Author Cricket Azima is a professional chef, specializing in cooking for and with children. As the founder of The Creative Kitchen, she works with food companies offering a range of services including spokesperson, recipe development and testing, teaching, etc. more about this expert »

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