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Gluten Free Mini Quiche – Dairy Free

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We are quiche eaters, so any time we go through a dietary shift, we have to find a way to translate quiche. Our Gluten Free Mini Quiche Recipe is Dairy Free. Mini Quiche are quick and easy and full of protein. We offer them as hor d’oeuvres when we cater. Continue reading Gluten Free Mini Quiche – Dairy Free

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Gluten Free Cheesecake Recipe

Gluten Free Cheesecake Recipe? Well, cheesecake was a family favorite, often served for birthdays and holidays. I’m not sure we have encountered a cheesecake we didn’t like.

Going gluten free changed that though. It took a lot of thinking to find the get around to the whole lack of decent graham crackers kind of thing. What I did find however, is that a graham cracker crust does not always need graham crackers.

Gluten Free Cheesecake Recipe


The first year we got diagnosed with Celiacs, cheesecake was not on my radar . It did however, become more important year two when the shock had worn off and we had birthdays to celebrate. My breakthrough would take a few more months after that to kick in.

It occurred to me as I was working on our holiday edition of recipes,  that we had not even thought about a cheesecake. Cheesecakes are epic for Christmas Eve and/or New Years Eve in our family. So it would have to be good. I began to test cheesecakes. I found the best replacements for the graham cracker crust was our own cookies. Chocolate Chip for Regular Cheesecake, Chocolate Chocolate Chunk for Chocolate Cheesecake. Yum.

First thing you need to do for this recipe? Purchase and make one 24 cookie batch of Divinely Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies! Once that has been completed, get ready to enjoy our gluten free cheesecake recipe.

Gluten Free Cheesecake Recipe

Delicious, quick and easy. Our favorite gluten free desert. Delicious, rich and traditional. Wonderful for the whole family to share.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cheesecake, gluten free dessert, gluten free cheesecake
Servings: 9 pieces
Author: divinelygluten


  • 8 inch pan


Gluten Free Crust

  • 12 Divinely Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 2 tbsp butter melted,
  • 1/4 cup demerara or brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Gluten Free Filling

  • 2 8oz packages of cream cheese room temperature
  • 3/4 cup demerara sugar, ground (or white sugar)
  • 1.5 tbsp Divinely Gluten Free Flour Blend
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest (zest of one lemon) optional
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp salt


Gluten Free Cheesecake Crust

  • Take 12 previously baked Divinely Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies and place in a small food processor. Process into crumbs.
  • In a small microwaveable bowl, place 2 tbsp butter and melt in the microwave (approx 20-45 seconds). Remove when butter is mostly (90-95%) melted.
  • Add cookie crumbs, sugar and salt to the bowl of melted butter. Combine well and press into the 8 inch pan lined with parchment paper. Press into the bottom only. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove and allow to cool.

Gluten Free Cheesecake Filling

  • Place room temperature cream cheese, sugar, salt and gluten free flour blend in the bowl of a stand mixer. Blend until smooth. Add the eggs, one at a time as the mixer continues mixing. Once the eggs are combined, stop the mixer, change the attachment to the beater, add the remaining ingredients (sour cream, vanilla, lemon zest and lemon juice ). Beat low and slow for a few minutes for the cake batter to get light and creamy.
  • Pour the batter on top of the gluten free cookie crust and even it with your spatula. Place in a preheated 325 degree oven and bake 45-50 minutes, or until the center is fully set, but moves slightly.
  • Allow to cool for about half an hour or more, and then use the parchment paper to pull the cheesecake out of the pan. Remove parchment paper carefully and place on your cake stand.

This recipe is the result of many failures. It is simple and should work every time. We studied cheesecake as though it was an artform, because it is. We are not the artisans we would love to one day be, but we truly enjoyed creating this recipe. This spurred us on to create a Chocolate Cheesecake with our Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cookies.


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Gluten Free Tuna Melt

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Did someone say we needed a Gluten Free Tuna Melt? Sometimes I just need a quick simple meal for dinner. As most of you know, living gluten free is not a convenience. Everything gets harder once you go gluten free. So, as we prepare to move home & our corporate offices 50 miles north of where we are located right now, I need a little ease in my life. Continue reading Gluten Free Tuna Melt

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Gluten Free Crescent Roll Recipe

divinely gluten free recipe for crescent rolls

Anyone who has gone gluten free knows that we lose alot of convenience when we make that decision. Crescent Rolls were a convenience that I loved. Replacing them has been an important goal in our test kitchen. Here is our first try at a Gluten Free Crescent Roll Recipe – the reason we put this out is that it requires no rise time. We use this type of recipe when we want a quick and easy roll out crescent roll replacement. In time we will have a rise based crescent roll recipe. Continue reading Gluten Free Crescent Roll Recipe

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Gluten Free Creamed Spinach Casserole

freshly plated divinely gluten free creamy spinach casserole

I am a great lover of Spinach, but my youngest is not. I am always on the lookout for ways of making spinach that my daughter will eat. Iron is important to anyone with Celiacs, or a leaky gut, so I wanted to include our Gluten Free Creamed Spinach Casserole in our recipe section for anyone willing to give it a whirl. Continue reading Gluten Free Creamed Spinach Casserole

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Gluten Free Hush Puppies with Crab & Green Onion Recipe

perfectly fried Divinely gluten free crab and green onion hush puppy recipe

Comforting, filling and delicious are the words we use to describe our Gluten Free Crab & Green Onion Hush Puppies. Cornmeal, Gluten free flour, Crab & Fresh Green Onion are combined to make a perfect little Hush Puppy. Perfect for the Holidays. Continue reading Gluten Free Hush Puppies with Crab & Green Onion Recipe