Our Best Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes – Caitlin MacDougall

When someone offers me gluten-free cookies or baked goods, a part of me bristles a little bit. I completely respect anyone who has a gluten allergy, but I find that most gluten-free cookies taste “stodgy,” to quote Paul Hollywood. But the bristling isn’t necessary. These days, there’s no need for gluten-free cookies to mean tasteless or tough. Incredibly delicious, perfectly textured gluten-free cookies are possible! In fact, we know quite a few ways to make them. This is the 21st century, after all. Below are some gluten-free cookie recipes that we’re totally sweet on.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Oat, Buckwheat, Teff, or Mesquite Flour

We stan a classic chocolate chip recipe with regular flour, but oh my word are these delicious. Depending on which flour blend you use, the approach will vary slightly. For instance, if you’re using oat flour or mesquite flour, you will want to use a sifter, as these flours tend to clump. With other comfy-cozy ingredients like brown sugar, vanilla bean, bittersweet chocolate, and flaky salt topping, you just may wind up with a new go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe.


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