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The best chocolate chip cookie recipe that is made with gluten-free flour, peanut butter, and pecans.
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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-free chocolate chip cookies that are ultra fluffy, super soft, and perfectly chewy.  This is hands down the BEST chocolate chip cookie recipe that is made with peanut butter and natural sugars. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 210 kcal


  • 1 ⅔ cup flour gluten-free, 1-to-1 blend
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ¾  tsp.  baking soda
  • ¼  tsp. salt
  • Tbsp.  butter  softened, almost melted
  • ¼  cup  peanut butter  smooth*
  • ¼  cup maple syrup
  • egg whisked, room temperature*
  • 1 ½  tsp. vanilla
  • ¾  cup chocolate chips dark, Paleo-approved
  • ½  cup pecans coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl combine flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine.

    Dry ingredients being whisked together for a chocolate chip cookie recipe.
  3. In a second large bowl combine butter, peanut butter, maple syrup, egg, and vanilla. Mix by hand or with an electric mixer until just combined

    Wet ingredients being whisked together for a gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipe.
  4. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until batter is homogenous.
    Chocolate chips being added to cookie dough.
  5. Add chocolate chips and pecans. Mix by hand until well incorporated.
    Pecans on top of a chocolate chip cookie dough batter.
  6. Scoop out 1.5 tablespoons of dough and place onto a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.*
  7. Repeat with remaining cookie dough. Push each cookie dough ball down slightly with your hand to make them ~1 inch tall.
    Chocolate chip cookie dough on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  8. Optional: Place additional chocolate chips and pecans on the top.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges begin to brown.
  10. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before serving and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

If vegan, substitute 6 tablespoons almost melted coconut oil for the butter and 1 flax egg for the egg.

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 160mg7%
Potassium 52mg1%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 172IU3%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.