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Simply Organic Gluten Free & Organic Spice Cookie Mix

August 29, 2011 by  
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Simply Organic characterizes their Spice Cookie Mix as,Sugar and spice and everything nice  . . . Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves combine to create a taste sensation that’s deliciously irresistible. Be prepared to bake a second batch — your first batch won’t be around for long.”

They are not kidding! I made my first batch tonight, and as I write this a couple of hours later, they’re gone and my testers and I loved them. These yummy cookies made the house smell like fall. They are a little heavy on the cloves, but it works in this mix. That nutmeg and clove smell makes me long for a cool breeze, boots and scarves and those amazing smells and tastes of the season.

The soft texture is enhanced by the vibrant flavors of these incredible cookies. I cooked for the minimum 8 minutes for a super soft result – not crispy, though that could be achieved with another couple of minutes in the oven, if you prefer. After tasting them, I began to think of all the places I am going to be taking these over the next few months and I went straight to the store locator to see where I could buy them. It looks like I’ll be ordering them online since the stores nearby don’t carry them, but I’ll definitely have to have a few boxes on hand.

The mix makes about 2 dozen cookies, and the box has several variations on it. Make it the regular way by adding 1 egg, 2 tsp of water, and 2 TBSP of butter. You can also use the information provided to make a vegan variation, a spice cake, or a spice cookie pie crust (Ooh. That one sounds great!) These are so easy to make, that as soon as your little one can stir, they can make them. No mixer and no complicated ingredients or instructions. Tip: I always bake gluten free cookies on parchment paper to avoid sticking for a perfect result each time.

Ingredients: Organic Brown Rice Flour, Organic Fair Trade Certified Cane Sugar, Organic Fair Trade Certified Sucana (Organic Dehydrated Cane Juice), Baking Soda, Xanthan Gum, Organic Cinnamon, Monocalcium Phosphate, Organic Corn Starch, Organic Ginger, Sea Salt, Organic Nutmeg, Organic Cloves.

Besides being great tasting and convenient, this mix is certified gluten free, certified organic, vegan, and certified fair trade. 1% of Simply Organic sales go toward organic agriculture and education.

They have a pretty extensive line of gluten free mixes that I’ll be working my way through and that are listed below.

Banana Bread Mix

Gluten-free Simply Organic Banana Bread Mix combines cinnamon with the intriguing warmth of allspice and wholesome brown rice flour to create flavor that never loses its appeal. The rich, fruity flavor of Banana Bread will make consumers … go bananas.

Carrot Cake Mix

Gluten-free Simply Organic Carrot Cake Baking Mix is a classic brought up to date with robust maple granules and wholesome brown rice flour. An alluring taste treat for any occasion—special or everyday—spicy, moist Carrot Cake will leave them wanting more.

Chai Spice Scone Mix

Gluten-free Simply Organic Chai Spice Scone Baking Mix is a traditional dessert with a spicy new attitude. Carefully blended with warming cardamom and black pepper, a sassy touch of ginger and cloves, and just the right pinch of cinnamon, this unique flavor sensation will wake up your taste buds!

Cocoa Brownie Mix

Gluten-free Simply Organic Brownie Mix is built around great-tasting Fair Trade Certified™ organic cocoa. While many brownies hide blasé cocoa behind oil, artificial flavorings and additives, our brownie mix is all natural, plain and simple. After you taste the cocoa-richness of our brownie, you won’t settle for anything less.

Cocoa Cayenne Cupcake Mix

Gluten-free Simply Organic Cocoa Cayenne Cupcake Mix boosts the rich flavor of Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa with a little kick of cayenne. The unique flavor of this robust treat is a favorite of all ages. The enticing taste of Cocoa Cayenne Cupcakes goes perfectly with a cup of your favorite organic coffee or tea, or with a glass of milk for little ones.

Devil’s Food Cake Mix

Simply Organic® Devil’s Food Cake Mix is built around sinfully delicious Fair Trade Certified™ organic cocoa. And while the devil didn’t make us do it — we think he would approve of the tempting chocolaty richness of this decadent treat.

Golden Vanilla Cake Mix

Simply Organic® Golden Vanilla Cake Mix uses organic Madagascar vanilla bean powder to create a delightfully sweet and enticingly aromatic dessert. Rest assured, there’s nothing plain about this vanilla cake — and anyone who says otherwise just doesn’t know beans!

Pancake & Waffle Mix

Simply Organic Pancake & Waffle Mix is out to keep the American griddlecake reigning supreme in the world of pancakes. Organic, gluten-free, and vegetarian, our cakes have been proven in home tests to coax even stubborn teenagers out of bed. So, cast aside your crepe; brush away your blintz, and celebrate the greatest pancake in the world.

Pizza Crust Mix

Mama Mia — that’s Italian! Simply Organic® Pizza Crust Mix is infused with six Mediterranean herbs to give your homemade pizza real Italian flavor. Thin and crispy, this crust complements any toppings and enhances the flavor of both white and red sauces. Easy, versatile, delicious — Mama herself couldn’t do it any better.

Click here to order these on the Simply Organic website and click on the store locator link there to find Simply Organic Gluten Free Mixes near you.

Have you tried any Simply Organic Gluten Free Mixes? Leave a comment below and tell us about the ones you’ve tried.

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3 Responses to “Simply Organic Gluten Free & Organic Spice Cookie Mix”
  1. Holly says:

    Spice cookies—–
    good flavor but way too sweet!
    I do like simply Organic GF products

  2. Sally Ochsner says:

    Made the easy spice cake version, adding dried cranberries as suggested on product website. It was moist and dark, and with cream cheese frosting, made a great single-layer birthday cake. Birthday girl loved it. I suspect it would have kept well in the refrig. but we gave most of it to her to take home.


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