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5 from 3 votes

Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies & Icecream Sandwich

You guys, when I say these vegan gluten-free chocolate chip cookies are good I mean they are really good… My husband who can eat anything gave them his stamp of approval and even went back for seconds and thirds! The kids also love them and of course this cookie loving mama can’t get enough.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chip, chocolate, cookies, gluten-free, vegan
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 206kcal
Cost: $9


  • 3/4 C brown rice flour
  • 3/4 C white rice flour
  • 1/2 C potato starch not flour
  • 1/2 C tapioca starch
  • 1/3 C almond flour
  • 1 C vegan no-soy butter alternative I like Earth Balance or Mikoyos
  • 1 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 tsp. vegan xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. gluten-free vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. gluten-free almond extract
  • 2 T ground chia plus 5 T water mixed to make an egg like texture
  • 3/4 C vegan chocolate chips I like Enjoy Life


  • Combine all flours, starches, xanthan gum, baking soda and powder and salt in a bowl
  • In another bowl, whip butter alternative, sugars, vanilla and almond extracts until light and fluffy
  • Add the chia egg to the sugar mixture and combine
  • Slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix well
  • Fold in the chocolate chips
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour (absolutely necessary)
  • Place rounded T amounts of cookie dough on a silicone baking mat or wax paper lined baking sheet 2 inches apart
  • Bake 9-11 minutes or until golden brown with slightly crispy edges
  • Let cool and enjoy or assemble ice cream sandwiches by placing ice cream in between two cookies


  • Do not heat up the butter alternative before adding it to the cookie dough
  • Use a small rounded tablespoon ice cream scoop to put little balls of dough onto a silicone baking mat
  • You do not need to flatten them
  • Be sure to give each cookie space in between the others to bake properly, 2 inches at least
  • Store cookies in an airtight container to ensure maximum softness
  • Let the cookies cool before assembling into ice cream sandwiches


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg