It is rare to find a gluten-free cookie recipe that is simple, quick and delicious! As more and more people are being diagnosed with gluten sensitivities the need for easy baked alternatives grows. When you find a gluten-free recipe that requires less than 7 easy to find ingredients, takes less than 30 minutes to make and turns out great you hold onto it like gold! These gluten-free cookies tick all the boxes - they are an absolute winner.
Using only 6 ingredients and taking only 20 minutes from start to finish, this recipe is a clear winner!
Use This Recipe As A Base ...
This recipe is a great one to play around with. Add some delicious chocolate chips or real chocolate callets for the melt-in-your-mouth chocolate surprise in each bite! Add cranberries or raisins for some fruity texture or pecan nuts to get your nutty fix. The options are endless. This gluten-free cookie recipe is a great base to work with.
- 3/4 cup blanched almond flour
- 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 1/2 Tbsp coconut sugar
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp white vinegar
- 1/4 cup water
- A handful of chocolate chips or pecan nuts, or cranberries to decorate (optional)
- Preheat the oven to 180C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
- In a medium bowl, whisk the almond flour, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, baking soda and salt. Make sure all the lumps are broken up.
- Add the vinegar, water and stir until blended.
- Scoop 1 Tbs of mixture onto the prepared baking sheet spacing each spoonful 5cm apart. Push them down slightly with a fork.
- Bake in a preheated oven for 12-14 minutes until the tops appear dry and are beginning to crack, but are set at the centers.
- Remove from the oven and cool for 10 minutes on a baking sheet.
- Transfer the cookies to a cooling crack and allow to cool completely.
Tips and tricks for amazing cookies
- This is a great recipe to use as a base to add inclusions of your choice. Mix it up by adding chocolate chips, cranberries, raisins or pecan nuts. The options are endless.
- The original recipe isn’t very sweet. Feel free to add more sugar to satisfy your sweet tooth pallet.
- Coconut sugar is slightly sweeter than regular cane sugar and is not a 1 to 1 substitute. It is also lower in GI making it a healthier option. If substituting for cane sugar you will need to increase the sugar content slightly.