Gluten Free Candy Cane Cookie Bark: RMO Style!
What better blend could there be for the month of December than Candy Cane? This perfect combination of our Peppermint, Orange, Lavender and Vanilla essential oils will bring you the scent and taste of the beloved Christmas candy, with a little something extra. Whether diffusing or applying it, you’ll be surrounded by warm and pleasant Yuletide cheer, and you’ll also get many of the benefits that these ingredients bring for health and well-being.
But beyond that - you can use it to make some amazing seasonal treats. Here is a great recipe that combines sweet, wintery goodness with a refreshing streak of peppermint flavor.
Candy Cane Cookie Bark (Gluten Free)
- 1 large candy cane crushed to a coarse dust - 12-14 GF creme filled cookies cut into quarters - 24 oz white chocolate candy melts - 3 drops RMO Candy Cane Blend Sprinkle 1/2 the candy cane dust in bottom of 8x8 pan. Put chocolate candy melts in a microwave safe bowl, microwave at 40% power or defrost setting for 1 minute, stir.
Repeat at 30 second intervals until chocolate is melted. Put 3 drops Candy Cane Blend on a metal spoon and stir thoroughly through melted chocolate. Drizzle 1/2 of chocolate over crushed candy cane. In a single layer fill pan with cookie quarters. Pour remaining chocolate over everything making sure to fill crevices and tops of cookies. Take remaining candy cane dust and sprinkle on top. Let set in fridge for up to 1 hr, remove from pan and break into bark. Enjoy!
The Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Candy Cane Cookie Bark: RMO Style!
In the evolving culinary world, the surge of gluten-free desserts is more than just a trend—it's a lifestyle choice. With increasing health awareness and dietary preferences, there's a rising demand for delicious, gluten-free delights. And when it comes to Gluten Free Candy Cane Cookie Bark: RMO Style!, it's the perfect blend of tradition and innovation.
The Rising Trend of Gluten-Free Desserts
Desserts without gluten are no longer just for those with gluten sensitivity. Many are choosing this path for its numerous health benefits. The spectrum of gluten-free desserts, from cakes to cookies, is vast and ever-growing.
The Significance of RMO Style
But what sets the RMO style apart? It's the infusion of unique flavors, textures, and an unyielding commitment to quality. It's not just about excluding gluten—it's about adding an extra layer of deliciousness!
What is Gluten-Free Candy Cane Cookie Bark?
This delightful treat is a festive favorite, taking the iconic candy cane and merging it with a crunchy cookie bark, all with a gluten-free twist!
Origins of the Candy Cane Cookie Bark
The union of candy canes and cookies has always been a match made in dessert heaven. However, the innovative chefs and home bakers took it to the next level by creating a bark version.
Evolution to a Gluten-Free Variant
The journey towards a gluten-free variant was inspired by a blend of health consciousness and the passion to not compromise on taste. And voilà, the gluten-free candy cane cookie bark was born!
Ingredients Essential for Gluten-Free Candy Cane Cookie Bark
Just like any culinary masterpiece, the essence lies in the elements.
Choosing the Right Gluten-Free Flour
Opting for almond or coconut flour can be a game-changer. These flours retain moisture and give a delicate texture to the cookie bark.
Candy Canes and Their Gluten-Free Alternatives
Yes, not all candy canes are gluten-free! However, several brands now offer gluten-free options that are just as tasty.
The RMO Twist: What Makes it Special
The secret? It blends love, top-notch ingredients, and the RMO signature touch.
Steps to Prepare Gluten-Free Candy Cane Cookie Bark: RMO Style!
Crafting this dessert is an art. Let's dive into the steps.
Preparing Your Workstation
Cleanliness is key. Ensure all utensils are clean and ingredients are laid out.
Mixing and Baking the Cookie Bark Base
Combine the gluten-free flour, butter, and sugar. Bake until it's a golden brown beauty!
Topping and Decorating with Candy Canes
Crush those candy canes and sprinkle generously. Add a drizzle of white chocolate for an extra oomph!
The Final RMO Style Touch
It's all in the final details—perhaps a sprinkle of sea salt or a hint of peppermint extract?
Tips and Tricks for the Perfect Cookie Bark
Every chef has secrets, and here are a few to get the perfect bark every time!
Achieving the Perfect Crunch
It's all about the baking time. Keep an eye out and trust your instincts.
Storing and Serving Recommendations
Store in an airtight container to retain freshness. Serve with a hot cup of cocoa for the ultimate experience!
Health Benefits of Going Gluten-Free
Going gluten-free is not just a fad. It has genuine health perks!
Improved Digestion and Gut Health
Bidding goodbye to gluten can benefit your gut, reducing bloating and discomfort.
Boost in Energy and Mood
Many report feeling more energetic and positive after going gluten-free. Worth a try, right?
Potential Challenges and Solutions
Every rose has its thorns, and gluten-free baking is no exception.
Finding Authentic Gluten-Free Ingredients
Rocky Mountain Oils Website: The official website of Rocky Mountain Oils is a reliable source for their products. You can visit their website, explore their range of essential oils, and place an order directly.
Adjusting to the Different Texture
Embrace the change! The texture might be different, but the taste is equally, if not more, delightful.
Why is RMO Style so popular among gluten-free enthusiasts?
The combination of authenticity, flavor, and quality makes RMO a top choice.
Can I substitute any ingredient in the recipe?
Absolutely! Just ensure that your substitutes are gluten-free.
How long does the Cookie Bark last?
If stored correctly, it can last up to a week. But let's be honest—it's usually devoured way before that!
Are there any allergens to be aware of?
Always check ingredient labels, especially if you have nut allergies due to using specific gluten-free flour.
What pairs well with this dessert?
A cold glass of almond milk or a steaming mug of hot chocolate!
How does this differ from traditional cookie bark?
The gluten-free version is lighter, with a unique texture and the same fantastic taste.
The world of gluten-free Candy Cane Cookie Bark: RMO Style! is a testament to culinary innovation. With the right ingredients, steps, and a sprinkle of love, this dessert promises to be the star of any festive celebration. Dive into the gluten-free world and experience the magic for yourself!