GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE SANDWICH COOKIES {gluten, nut & soy free}

You’ll love these gluten free chocolate sandwich cookies, with their decadent, rich dark chocolate ganache filling and the crumbly, buttery gluten free cookies. They’re super simple to make and look absolutely amazing – like something straight out of a food magazine!

A stack of four gluten free sandwich cookies with dark chocolate ganache filling and a chocolate drizzle on top of each one. Two cookies are next to the stack, and more cookies are in the background.

You know how I made that ultra-decadent gluten free chocolate tart? This is it – in cookie form. Sandwich cookie, obviously, because two cookies are always better than one, and the chocolate ganache filling is delicious and we’ll stuff a whole lot of it into each cookie.

There’s no such thing as too much chocolate, right? Right. In that spirit, there’s also a generous chocolate drizzle on top of the sandwich cookies. No point doing this halfway.

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THE PERFECT GLUTEN FREE LADYFINGERS {gluten, dairy, nut & soy free}

Perfect for dunking into a cup of coffee, or for making gluten free tiramisu, these gluten free ladyfingers are the cookie to have in your repertoire. Easy to make and equal (or even better) in all respects to the store-bought version, these gluten free sponge fingers will blow you away with their simplicity, taste and texture!

The perfect gluten free ladyfingers arranged in a small pile in the forefront. One ladyfinger cookie has been broken in half, exposing its airy, dry texture. More gluten free sponge fingers and a cafetiere are in the background.

Have you ever wondered how to make gluten free ladyfingers? You know, those long sponge-like cookies you use to make the dessert of all desserts: tiramisu.

No? You haven’t?

Well, think again, because nobody should be deprived from the joy that is tiramisu, especially not because of something pesky like a food intolerance or allergy. And the first step to the most heavenly gluten free tiramisu? The perfect gluten free ladyfingers.

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HOT CHOCOLATE COOKIE CUPS {gluten, nut & soy free}

These hot chocolate cookie cups are easy to make and guaranteed to impress. The buttery, slightly crumbly gluten free cookie cups are complemented perfectly by the rich, decadent chocolate ganache and the sweet, fluffy marshmallow meringue. A gluten free dessert that will dazzle both with its taste and its looks!

A close-up view of the hot chocolate cookie cup on a decorative antique plate. A piece has been taken with a fork, exposing the crumbly cookie cup texture, the luscious dark chocolate ganache centre and the fluffy marshmallow-like swiss meringue frosting. Two more gluten free cookie cups are in the background.

Sometimes, it feels like I start half of my posts by telling you how much I love chocolate.

And… well… would you look at that – another chocolate dessert post! Who’s surprised?

Nobody?

Nah, me neither.

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VALENTINE’S CHOCOLATE-DIPPED HEART COOKIES – with VIDEO {gluten, nut & soy free}

 This Valentine’s day – share some (gluten free) chocolate-dipped heart cookies. Buttery, crumbly heart-shaped cookie sandwiches, filled with a pretty (and tasty) raspberry frosting and dipped into dark chocolate – what’s not to love? Easy to make and yet so ridiculously adorable – these heart cookies are the perfect Valentine’s dessert.

A Valentine's heart cookie is in the foreground – heart-shaped cookie sandwich, dipped into chocolate and decorated with pretty sprinkles. More gluten free heart cookies are in the background. A pretty pink plate is also in the background.

Sometimes, writing is hard. Writer’s block and all that jazz. And I know that a common piece of advice is to write about what you know – your life lately, that thing that happened to you recently… but let’s be real here: most of you come here for the recipes, and only few – if any – of you come for the ramblings. And do you honestly want to know about this or that experiment that did or didn’t work, that interesting bit of analysis or that frustrating reaction that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere?

Life of a Chemistry PhD student – both exciting and boring at the same time.

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