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Gluten Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

Baking gluten free can definitely present challenges.  I've been playing around with this recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate Chunk cookies for a while now. My friends, my efforts have paid off!  This recipe yields the perfect, super moist & chewy,  gluten free chocolate chunk cookies. These cookies are perfect when paired with a tall cold glass of milk. They're perfect for holiday cookie swaps too!

Grab my recipe for gluten free chocolate chunk cookies, below.

Gluten Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe 

Recipe yields: 24 cookies
Prep time: 15 minutes Refrigerate time: 1 hour
Bake time: 12-14 minutes

What you'll need:
  • 1 cup of unsalted butter ( 1 stick )
  • 2 cups gluten free Cup4Cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1 whole large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chunks     
  • Wax paper to line your cookie sheet             

How to:
  1. Melt butter in a saucepan on low heat. Set aside to cool for 10 minutes.
  2. While butter is cooling, combine gluten free flour, cornstarch, xanthan gum, salt, and baking powder, in a separate mixing bowl. 
  3. Once cooled a bit, add brown and white sugar to the melted butter. Cream/combine mixture with a hand mixer. Add milk, whole egg, egg yolk, and vanilla extract. Mix on medium speed until combined well.
  4. Slowly incorporate the flour mixture until combined well. 
  5. Fold in semisweet chocolate chunks by hand.
  6. Chill/refrigerate the dough in a covered bowl/container for 1 hour (until firm)
  7. After the dough has chilled, preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
  8. Round your cookie dough into 2 inch balls, and place on lined baking sheet ( spaced 2 - 3 inches apart).
  9. Bake for 12-14 minutes (until golden brown). 
  10. Remove from oven. Allow cookies to cool 2-3 minutes on baking sheets before removing / moving them to a cooling rack.

Happy baking & Happy Holidays!