Sugar Cookies

Cream together:
-1 stick butter (or 1/2 cup other fat)
-1 cup raw sugar (or 1/2 cup raw sugar and 1/2 cup brown sugar)

Add and mix in:
-1 egg
-2 tsp GF vanilla
-2 Tbsp milk, cream, or water

Mix in and blend well:
-1 1/2 cups rice flour
-1/2 tsp salt
-2 tsp baking powder

Chill for one hour. Roll out and use cookie cutters, or drop by teaspoonful, or press into 9″x13″ and cut after cooling (slightly warm) into 50-60 pieces. Bake in 400˚F oven for 8-10 minutes.

Options to add in or use as a topping:
-1 cup chopped nuts, 1 tsp cinnamon. If making a topping, add 1/2 cup sugar to mixture.
-1/2 cup raisins (this goes well with nuts and chocolate)
-2 ounces of melted chocolate or 1 cup chocolate chips. Can be added in or melted and drizzled on top
-1/2 cup or more of shredded coconut
-Pinwheel cookies: Divide dough in half, add melted chocolate or 2 heaping Tbsp of cocoa to one half. Roll out each half on parchment paper, place one half on top of the other, roll up together, and cut into 1/4″ slices.

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