Our sons (combined) allergies are Peanuts, Tree nuts, Milk, Egg, Soy, Gelatin, Legumes, Crustaceans and Kiwi (plus a plethora of environmental factors). Here are a few tricks, recipes, trials and tribulations found throughout our quest to give our kids some semblance of a normal childhood.
ALWAYS *ALWAYS* READ LABELS CAREFULLY, and contact manufacturers to double-check. If in doubt, avoid.
DAIRY, EGG AND NUT FREE CHOCOLATE GLAZE
2/3 c. dairy free chocolate chips (I use Enjoy Life or Divvies)
1/4 c. dairy free free margarine (at time of update, Becel Vegan seems ok if not contaminated with previous use)
1 1/2 tsp. light corn syrup
Fill a small saucepan with about 1/2 inch of water and bring to a
simmer. Place a glass Pyrex bowl over the simmering water (being sure
not to touch the water) and add chocolate chips, margarine and corn
syrup. Heat until melted, stirring constantly. Cool slightly and use in
Shortbread Cookie Recipe.