Chocolate Vanilla Creme Cookies by Glutino =Equals Happiness

 

Chocolate Vanilla Crème Cookies

By:  Glutino

Retail: Approximately $4.99-$5.50

Serving Size: 20 cookies (10 servings)

In the writing world, you need to be careful to use words that don’t give biased attention to brand names. Hence, Kleenex is “facial tissue.” Fruit-flavored gelatin desserts aren’t called the “J” name unless specifically referring to the product, etc. But in this instance, let’s throw caution to the wind and speak of a familiar brand- Oreo’s.

I’ve missed Oreo’s. Like many gluten-free folks, I get misty at the memories. Those tasty, unique chocolate sandwich cookies with the trademark vanilla crème are becoming a distant dream.

While I can bake almost any cookie with the proper mixture of gluten-free flour/starch/xanthan gum- Oreo’s remain hopelessly impossible to create in a home kitchen. What’s more, I somehow think there’s a special magic associated with the process- unique to the makers of the elusive Oreo.

When my daughter first got diagnosed with this condition, we picked up another gluten free Oreo-like brand (who shall be nameless here) and were sadly disappointed. In fact, I’d actually sworn off attempting this trial again with other GF brands.

But, our friends and culinary geniuses at Glutino, have produced a gluten-free chocolate wafer plus vanilla crème sandwich cookie that actually satisfies the cravings of even the most die-hard cookies and cream fan.

These yummy Glutino cookies are not only free of gluten and milk, but also free of the “health food” taste that frequently accompanies “special diet” fare. While there is a time and place for that “whole grain” flavor- it’s got no part in a snack like chocolate/vanilla crème sandwich cookies. In other words, Glutino’s cookies taste like a decadent treat- as they should.

If you know much about our family, we didn’t come into this lifestyle by choice. We actually were what I’d call, “non selective” feeders- dining on veggies and healthy fare in unison with equally unhealthy junk food. So, for me to give the A+ stamp of approval on Glutino’s efforts is a profound compliment to their ingenuity.

Of course, you can scarf them right out of the bag, (and no doubt, you’ll want to) but they also work well when mixed with Purely Decadent’s Vanilla Bean coconut milk ice cream or your favorite brand of ice cream. And when dunked in milk (or other milk-like substance of your choice? ) Mmmm…

For kiddo’s and grown up alike, Glutino has given us another reason to live gluten free fearlessly and happily. Yum.

Find them online at glutenfree.com,  in chains like Meijer, or ask for them at your local health food store.

 

Ingredients: Icing sugar, flour blend (corn flour, potato starch, corn starch, white rice flour, tapioca starch, soy flour, potato flour, carrageenan, gum arabic, xanthan gum), organic palm oil, canola oil, cocoa powder processed with alkali, natural cocoa powder, invert sugar, natural flavors, corn starch, egg whites, sodium bicarbonate, sea salt, soy lecithin, ammonium bicarbonate.

May Contain: Contains soy and eggs. May contain traces of milk, peanut and tree nuts

 
 
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