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Gluten-Free Cookies: Walnut Poufs


Okay. These little poufs are simple, naturally-gluten-free cookies, and they actually aren't weird-tasting. In fact, the cookies are quite similar to amaretti, but, instead of almonds, are made with walnuts. A touch of sweet cinnamon and some maple extract complement the slightly bitter taste of the walnuts. The batter for the cookies comes together quickly in the food processor, but the cookies do need to stand for an hour or so before baking, so plan accordingly. Because the cookies are quite sweet even with the walnuts, they are best served with coffee or tea. I don't dust the cookies with powdered sugar (mainly because I think the cookies are sweet enough, "as is," and I get powdered sugar all down my front when I eat the powdered cookies), but you c