Gluten Free Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cookies


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Welcome to the February Pinterest Challenge Blog Hop, hosted by My Pinterventures. The purpose of this Pinterest Challenge is to motivate all the participants of this hop (and you too) to not just pin, but to make it happen! This month, I chose to bake Gluten Free Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cookies from this pin from Sweet Annas.

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Gluten Free Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Eating gluten and sugar free, it is hard to find a good chocolate chip cookie recipe. The big and soft version are not my favorite. I prefer the chewy kind. But it is really hard to make those without brown sugar.  So, recently I found a recipe for making “sugar free” brown sugar. I tried it in this recipe and they turned out sooo good! I did revise the original recipe for these cookies just a little to meet my dietary needs. 

Ingredients:

Makes about 3 dozen

1 ¼ cups + 2 Tablespoons gluten free flour mix**
¾ cup almond flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
¾ cup coconut oil, melted
1 cup “brown sugar” (see how to make sugar free below)
½ cup xylitol
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 ½ cups sugar free chocolate chips

** if your mix does not include xanthan gum, add 1 teaspoon
To make sugar free brown sugar – mix 1 cup of granulated xylitol with 3 Tablespoons molasses and mix well

Directions: (requires 30 minutes of chilling before baking)
  1. Mix together the gf flour, almond flour, baking soda and salt. 
  2. In a separate large bowl, beat the coconut oil, “brown sugar” and xylitol. Add the eggs 1 at a time beating after each. Then mix in the vanilla.
  3. Stir the flour mixture into the wet ingredients mixing well. Add the chocolate chips and stir those in. Cover bowl and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  4. Heat oven to 350° and line cookie pans with parchment paper. 
  5. Use a Tablespoon to scoop dough onto pans leaving room in between for spreading. 
  6. Bake for 11-13 minutes or until golden around the edges. Let cool on pans for a few minutes before removing them to a cooling rack. 

Additional note – they do freeze well!

 

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21 comments on “Gluten Free Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. These look yummy, that’s so cool you can make homemade brown sugar. We will have to try these.

  2. Your cookies look delicious!! I love that they are a healthier option to regular chocolate chip cookies.

  3. Yummy cookies. The recipe sounds easy enough and who doesn’t want a good Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe with a bonus that it is Gluten and Sugar free!!
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  4. Visiting from the pin challenge. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Perfect for me.

  5. It must be so challenging to make gluten free, and yet your cookies look and sound so tasty!
    Debbee recently posted…Tea Party Menu: Finger Sandwiches & SavoriesMy Profile

  6. It’s great that you found a recipe that you enjoy and that’s gluten free. Chocolate Chip Cookies are always a treat. Pinning.
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  7. Mother of 3 on said:

    Those look really yummy! I have heard it can be really hard to make delicious baked good gluten and sugar free… what a great brown sugar substitute! Pinned.

  8. Chocolate chip cookies are my favorite but don’t make them anymore because of the sugar so will definitely be pinning this one.

  9. This is a great recipe for those with dietary restrictions! I’ll have to share it with a friend who has celiac. Thanks, Roseann!
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  10. That’s so cool that you can make your own ‘sugar free’ brown sugar. I think this is a great recipe for my family since we have relatives that can’t have gluten and those with diabetes too.

  11. We have a couple of friends who need their diet to be gluten free. When they come for dinner, I do my very best to be thoughtful and have nice options for them, which is always appreciated. Thanks for the cookie recipe! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures
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  12. Good to know that they freeze well. Thanks for sharing and trying!

  13. We have been sugar free for about 4 years and we are slowly going into gluten free so I will definetely try to make some. Pinning!
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  14. I’m all in for any cookie recipe that’s sugar free! My hubby is diabetic and I’m watching my sugar intake! Pinned!
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  15. I really need to try these. They look so yummy.

  16. I’ll have to try these next time my gluten free friend comes round for a cuppa. I like to get something nice for us to share, this could be just the thing!

  17. They sound super healthy and look super delicious. I am definitely trying to recreate your recipe.
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  18. My mom has Celiac and I am always looking for gluten free recipes for her. I will definitely give these cookies a try! Thank you for sharing. Pinned!

  19. Thanks for sharing, it’s great to have more gluten free options for our friends who cannot have gluten!

  20. These look like cookies we’d enjoy. Like the addition of almond flour, too.

  21. We make lots of gluten-free things in our house since my middle daughter is allergic to wheat. I’ve been cutting out sugar and I haven’t tried a sugar free cookie yet! Can’t wait to try this.

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