1 cup rice flour

½ cup tapioca flour

1 cup cornstarch

1 teaspoon baking powder

2 ½ teaspoons xanthan gum

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon grated lemon opt.

1 cup Organic Shortening

1 egg

2 teaspoons vanilla or lemon extract

¼ cup potato starch, for kneading

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl , which together the flour mix, baking powder, xanthan gum, and salt. Set aside. Next  cream sugar and shortening;  beat in the egg and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients, mixing enough to combine. The dough will be a soft ball. With your hands, knead in enough of the potato starch to make the dough easy to handle and roll out.

Using about half at a time, place a piece of plastic wrap over the ball and roll out to about 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes and place on pan. Decorate with colored sugars before baking or use frosting to decorate after baking.

Bake for about 13 minutes. Cool very slightly before removing from the pan.