Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

How to make chocolate at home? If you love chocolate chip cookies, then this is the recipe for you! These are gluten-free, vegan recipes that will never displease. Chocolate chips are one of the most popular dessert ingredients because they’re sweet, rich and melt in your mouth.

This cookie recipe is perfect if you’re on a gluten-free diet, but it also happens to be vegan and loaded with chocolate chips. If you’re not satisfied with just one batch, we recommend doubling the recipe, so there’s enough for everyone!


Who Would Say No?

Hmmm, gluten-free? Vegan? Delicious chocolate chips? You know I can’t resist that!

These no-frills chocolate chip cookies are the perfect pick-me-up when you need something sweet. They’re extremely easy to make and stay soft for days (if you can resist eating them all in one sitting).

They’re also vegan! That’s right, no eggs. Don’t let this recipe fool you if you’ve had some bad experiences with vegan baking before. These cookies are easy to make and require no strange ingredients or fancy techniques. These are the type of chocolate chip cookies you eat on rainy afternoons when you want something sweet to pass the time. Of course, they won’t make your kitchen smell like eggs, either (which is always a plus).

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get baking! Your stomach and taste buds won’t regret it.

Let’s get started!

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 10g whole flax seeds + 3 Tbsp water
  • 5g baking powder
  • 200g Bob’s Red Mill GF flour
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • A pinch of salt
  • 100ml maple syrup
  • 80ml coconut oil
  • 2g vanilla extract
  • 120g dark chocolate chips
  • 50ml #ACCEPTANCE


  • Mix the flax seeds and water and set aside for 5-8 minutes.
  • Preheat your oven to 170C / 340F.
  • Add all the dry ingredients (except the chocolate chips) to a bowl, and with a wooden spoon, mix until well combined.
  • Add all the wet ingredients to a bowl mix until well combined.
  • Mix both ingredients with a wooden spoon. Add the chocolate chips in and fold them in.
  • In a small bowl, pour in extra coconut oil. Next, oil an ice cream scoop as shown in the video, scoop the dough and arrange the cookies on a 21cm x 22cm baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 12 minutes on the top shelf of the oven.
  • Leave on a wire rack to cool.

Makes: 16 cookies

Prep time: 10-12 mins

Baking time: 12 mins

Freezer-friendly: Yes


You Won’t Regret It!

You won’t regret making these cookies! They’re vegan, gluten-free and delicious. The best part is that they’re effortless to make. If you’re constantly trying (and failing) to bake cookies because of the cost or the ingredients, then this recipe is for you. You can guarantee success with this easy cookie recipe.

There’s nothing like having a warm chocolate chip cookie on cold, winter days. So make this recipe with love and share it with family and friends. You won’t regret making these cookies!

They’re rich, chocolatey, and completely vegan. What’s even better is that they don’t require any strange ingredients or techniques. So, enjoy them on rainy afternoons when you’re desperate for something sweet to pass the time.

Just remember that these cookies are best enjoyed on their own or with a tall glass of milk or coffee! So have fun baking, and don’t forget to comment below if you have any questions/comments/concerns.

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About the Author

Chef Cynthia Louise is an Internationally acclaimed MasterChef, speaker, author, restaurant consultant, teacher and television presenter in wholefood, dairy-free cooking. She also has the worlds first online cooking classes focused on dairy-free plant-based whole foods with recipes that people are raving about and changing people's health, one delicious bite at a time. Chef Cynthia loves nothing more than educating people about the simplicity and vitality of a plant-based, whole foods lifestyle. Each dish is like art on a plate and her flavour combinations nourish the soul and get everyone talking.