Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
40 mins
Bake Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
48 cookies


  • ¾ cup shortening

  • ¼ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla

  • 2 ¾ cup Gluten-Free Flour Mix Recipe

  • 1 12 ounce package (2 cups) semisweet chocolate pieces

  • 1 ½ cup chopped walnuts, pecans, or hazelnuts (filberts), toasted if desired (optional)

Gluten Free Flour Mix

  • 3 cup white rice flour

  • 3 cup potato starch

  • 2 cup sorghum flour

  • 4 teaspoon xanthan gum


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large mixing bowl beat shortening and butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat about 2 minutes or until mixture is light and fluffy, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the Gluten-Free Flour Mix as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour mix, the chocolate pieces, and, if desired, nuts.

  2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until evenly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack; cool.

Gluten Free Flour Mix

  1. In a large airtight container whisk together rice flour, potato starch, sorghum flour, and xanthan gum. Cover and store at room temperature for up to 3 months.


Double or even triple this recipe to have our gluten-free flour mix on hand for future baking and cooking recipes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

132 Calories
7g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 132
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 54mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 43mg 1%
Folate, total 2.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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