Chewy Gluten-Free Cookies

Chewy Gluten-Free Cookies

Here is an easy homemade gluten-free cookie recipe that is hard to resist. Who knew that we can still enjoy great food even in the absence of gluten?

Giving up cookies is such a hard thing to do. It’s even almost impossible. C’mon! Can you imagine life without it? We can’t. That is why we gave them a healthier twist and made these Chewy Gluten-Free Cookies.


  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ oz. tapioca flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 pc. egg yolk
  • 1 pc. whole egg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups brown rice flour
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 8 ounces unsalted butter
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips


  • Place a medium-sized saucepan over low heat. Melt butter. Once it has melted, pour it over a mixing bowl.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, sift the brown rice flour, xanthan gum, baking soda, salt, cornstarch, and tapioca flour. Set aside.
  • In the bowl with butter, add both sugars. Using a mixer, cream together at a medium speed for at least one minute. And then, add the egg yolk and the whole egg. Mix well.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture. Mix well to combine. Add the semisweet chocolate chips. Again, mix.
  • Chill the dough for an hour.
  • Once the dough is firm, prepare the oven and set it to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Take the dough and shape it into 2-ounce balls. Place them on the sheets, ideally 6 pieces per sheet.
  • Bake the dough for 14 minutes. After which, let the cookies cool on a cooling rack for a minute or two.
  • Serve.

Recipe Notes

Could this be the best gluten-free cookie recipe? Well, they’re incredibly satisfying, like any cookie should be. What do you think? Let us know by sharing your thoughts in the comment box below.