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Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Sandi Gaertner
A delicious easy gluten free chocolate crinkle cookie recipe.
4.95 from 20 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Course Gluten Free Dessert Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 146 kcal


  • 1 ½ cups gluten free flour blend * see note
  • ¾ cup almond flour * see note
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cocoa powder * see note
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup + 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • powdered sugar for rolling the dough balls.


  • Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  • In a large bowl, add dry ingredients and whisk to blend.
  • In a small bowl, add all wet ingredients and whisk to blend.
  • Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix.
  • Add Andes Chocolate pieces and mix.
  • Scoop a little dough and roll with your hands into a ball shape.
  • Roll the ball in powdered sugar and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • When all of the dough is made into these balls, flatten them to ½ inch thickness with your hand.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove onto a cooling rack.


  1. I have tested this recipe with King Arthur Measure for Measure GF and Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 GF blend. That doesn't mean others will not work, I just have not tested other flours.
  2. If your gluten free flour blend doesn’t contain Xanthan Gum or Guar Gum, please add 1 teaspoon.
  3. If you want to reduce the sugar, you can skip rolling the cookies in powdered sugar.
  4. To make this recipe dairy-free, substitute the butter for vegan butter.
  5. I highly suggest using almond flour and not almond meal. Almond meal is more coarse and will make your donuts grainy.
  6. To make this recipe nut-free, omit the almond flour and substitute an additional ½ cup gluten free flour blend.
  7. These cookies will keep up to 4 days in an air-tight container, or up to 4 months in the freezer.


Serving: 1gCalories: 146kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 40mgPotassium: 154mgFiber: 3gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 57IUCalcium: 60mgIron: 2mg
Keyword gluten free chocolate crinkle cookies
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