Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe with Almond Flour

This is not an everyday recipe, but is a healthy alternative to regular chocolate chip cookies. Chocolate chip cookies are the only dessert my husband likes, so I occasionally make these for him on birthdays or special occasions.

I use blanched almond flour, which lowers the phytic acid content, but I still wouldn’t recommend these if you are working on healing your teeth.

This easy recipe can be made in under 30 minutes and tastes very similar to traditional chocolate chip cookies but without all the grains, refined sugars, and fake fats.

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe with Almond Flour
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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Classic chocolate chip cookies made with real-food ingredients. 
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 165kcal
Author Katie Wells



  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Mix together the almond flour, baking soda, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Add the softened butter or coconut oil (or a mix of both) and stir well by hand until mixed. It should form a thick dough that is hard to stir.
  • Add the egg and vanilla and mix well. This should make the dough easier to mix. If needed, add a teaspoon or two of milk or water to thin. Finished dough should be easy to form.
  • Add chocolate chips and stir by hand until incorporated.
  • Form dough into tablespoon size balls and bake for 10 minutes or until tops are starting to brown. The centers will be somewhat soft, but they will firm up a bit as they cool.
  • Let cool at least 5 minutes and serve.
  • Enjoy!


Tip: You can make a double batch and freeze the dough for later use. Either freeze in a tub or roll into balls and freeze in a single-layer on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Once frozen store cookie dough balls in a bag or bucket in freezer until ready to use. 


Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.6g | Protein: 1.7g | Fat: 13.5g | Saturated Fat: 7.4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 124mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 10.4g

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These chocolate chip cookies are grain free, gluten free and sugar optional. Easy to make and a great sub for regular chocolate chip cookies.

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