Makes 20 servings (2 cookies per serving)
These low FODMAP Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies are like a Christmas party for your taste buds.
They are festive and fun and totally droolworthy. Think a brownie cookie filled with chocolate peppermint sauce and topped with crunchy candy cane crumbs (or your favourite sprinkles).
Prep note: The prep time for this recipe does not include the time the dough needs to chill in the fridge.
Nutrition note: Nutrition per serve is for each cookie - you can have 2 cookies at time if you desire.
Note on candy canes: We used low FODMAP candy canes made from: Sugar, Glucose Syrup, Peppermint Oil, Colour (129). Make sure your candy canes don’t contain high FODMAP ingredients like high fructose corn syrup, inulin, sorbitol or fructose.
SERVES 20 (2 cookies per serving)
Check that the cornflour (corn starch) is made from maize and not wheat.
Buy a gluten free plain flour or gluten free all purpose flour. The one we used contains these ingredients: maize starch, rice flour, tapioca starch, rice bran, & guar gum. Avoid flour blends that contain soy flour, chickpea/besan/gram/garbanzo bean flour, lentil flour, coconut flour, amaranth flour, or lupin flour.
Low FODMAP milk options include lactose free milk, almond milk, hemp milk, macadamia milk, quinoa milk, rice milk (3/4 cup or less per serve), soy milk made from soy protein (not whole or hulled soybeans), UHT coconut milk (1/2 cup or less per serve).
Make sure your low FODMAP milk does not include high FODMAP ingredients like inulin (chicory root), agave syrup, fructose, high fructose corn syrup, molasses, or honey.
If using a dairy free alternative choose one that contains 120mg of calcium per 100ml serve, and 3g of protein per 100ml serve (this info is in the nutrition label).
There are no gluten free tips for this recipe.
Use a dairy free spread or olive oil spread instead of butter. Butter is considered low FODMAP.
In 2013, Alana was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. She also suffers from coeliac disease, is allergic to nuts and is intolerant to dairy products. This means she understands how difficult it can be to cook with multiple food intolerances. Her exp... Read More
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