It is so hard when the upsherin boy can not eat the food that is served at his own simcha. This incredible mother made such an amazing upsherin catered to her child. This is all Gluten, egg, nut, and dairy free.
Gluten and Egg free cookies- special recipe for cut out shapes
1 Stick Vegan butter
1 Cup light brown sugar
2 oz apple sauce (half of small container)
3/4 tsp vanilla extract
2 Cups Bob's 1-1 flour
Pinch of salt
Cream butter and brown sugar (easier by hand)
Add applesauce and vanilla and beat until fluffy. Add flour and salt and mix until fully combined. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness and cut into desired shapes. Refrigerate 30 minutes (if possible, not necessary). Preheat oven to 350
Bake for 14 minutes. Decorate when cooled.
The frosting was made from this recipe: https://thehiddenveggies.com/vegan-royal-icing/