Gluten-Free 'witch's Broomstick' Cookies

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Perfect as a Halloween teat, these cute little cookies are simple to make and taste great!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, chopped
  • 14 cup butter, softened
  • 13 cup brown sugar
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 14 teaspoon baking soda
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 36 gluten-free pretzel sticks (I used Glutino's)

Directions

  1. In a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate, stirrinig occasionally.
  2. In a bowl, beat together butter, sugar, brown sugar, and sugar until fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla.
  3. Beat in melted chocolate.
  4. In a sepate bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, soda, and salt; stir into butter mixture in 2 additions to make a smooth dough.
  5. Shape dough into 3 dozen tablespoon-sized balls and stick one on the end of each pretzel stick.
  6. Press dough with a fork to make lines resembling bristles of a broom.
  7. Place each cookie on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake in a preheated 350* oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
  9. Transfer to wire rack and let cool before moving.
  10. Enjoy!