Chocolate Chip Cookies – wheat free recipe

We have been working with recipes for a while now, trying to find combinations that work well when you take wheat, corn and soy out of the equation. Not as easy as I would like but At Home Dad has found some tricks and I have adapted those to recipes. One of our favorite things to make is chocolate chip cookies. These are soft, chewy, filling cookies with less sugar and no wheat. YUM!

I started with a traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe. There is one in the Everyday Cooking book that I reviewed last year and it is almost exactly like the recipe I grew up making. We have adapted that to a recipe with less sugar and no wheat. Here you go:

Wheat free chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies (wheat free)


1 1/2 C almond flour
1/2 C coconut flour
1/2 C garbanzo flour
1 1/2 t xantham gum
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 C butter, softened
1/3-1/2 C sugar
1/3-1/2 C brown sugar
1 t vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 C chocolate chips
1/2 – 1 C chopped nuts (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 375° F and cover your baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the flours and the xantham gum.
  • In a large mixer bowl, cream the butter, sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla. (Add the sugar to taste – I like it less sweet. You could add up to 3/4 C of each type of sugar, as my mom’s original recipe had.)
  • Add the eggs and mix well.
  • Add baking soda and salt; mix well.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips and nuts, if using.
  • Note: This mixture will be sticky. It is much stickier than a dough made using wheat flour.
  • Using a cookie scoop, a melon baller, or a spoon, scoop out balls of dough that are about 1 inch. Place these about 1 1/2 inches apart on the parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 12 minutes, until brown on the top. Let sit on sheet for about five more minutes to firm up a bit before moving them to cooling racks.

Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

I sure do enjoy having these cookies around. They are a yummy, chewy chocolate chip cookie that really satisfies. If you make this recipe, I would love feedback.

At Home.

Linking up with Annette on A Net In Time for her recipe linkup.

2 thoughts on “Chocolate Chip Cookies – wheat free recipe

  1. Annette V March 7, 2018 at 10:26 pm Reply

    hmm… need to see if I can find all this stuff….I’ve not seen two of those flours before. Thanks for linking up! 🙂

    • 3gigglygirlsathome March 8, 2018 at 2:54 pm Reply

      Good luck finding them. We can find them at our grocery store, though that isn’t really the best priced place to buy them. We buy our almond flour at a whole-sale club (SAMS) and the others at a drug store/whole foods place.

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