5 New Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes You Can Make With Your Kids

Learn how to make delicious gluten-free cookies at home. These gluten-free cookie recipes make it possible for you to stay healthy and allow you to eat your favorite cookies as much as you want. You can make these with your kids too.

Are you a cookie addict? Are you worried that the gluten in the cookies will cause health problems? You might also be intolerant to gluten due to celiac disease in which case we recommend top cereal brands for breakfast. To those who love cookies but are concerned about your health issues, we present you with recipes for very delicious gluten-free cookies. Keep reading to know more about it: 

Why gluten-free?

Gluten is the collective name for the protein group prolamins and glutelins present in wheat-like cereals. These proteins act like a glue that holds together the other ingredients of the cereal. Gluten maintains the shape and structure of the food.

In patients who have celiac disease gluten induces an immune response that damages the inner linings of the patient’s small intestine. For these people, gluten-free foods are a necessity. The gluten-free cookie recipes we provide here are great, especially for children.


Gluten-free cookie recipes

 Here are some gluten-free dessert recipes for kids’ parties.

1. Chewy chocolate chips cookies:

This is one of the gluten-free cookie recipes with almond flour.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups of gluten-free almond flour
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp of xanthan gum
  • 2 ounces of cream cheese
  • 3/4 cups (12 Tbsp.) melted unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. salt

Instructions:

Mix all the ingredients one by one while increasing the speed of the mixer. Pour the mixture in the size of the cookies on the cookie tray and bake the cookies in a preheated oven at about 350° for 11 minutes approximately. Then take them out and enjoy.


2. Cookie bars with chocolate chips:

This is one of the gluten-free dessert recipes with normal ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups of gluten-free flour
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp of xanthan gum
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 cup of melted unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup additional chocolate chips if desired for topping

Instructions:

Mix the ingredients. Then spread the mixture on a greased metal pan. Add the chocolate chips and bake it in a preheated oven at 350° for 25 minutes and take it out to add the topping then bake again for 2 minutes. Finally, take it out, cut into bars, and enjoy.


3. Monster cookies with gluten free Oats (no flour):

This gluten-free cookie recipe uses oatmeal instead of flour.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened butter or coconut oil
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 1/2 cups of gluten-free instant oats
  • 1 1/2 cups of peanut butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup of M&M’s
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips

Instructions:

Prepare the mixture. Then add the chocolate chips and M&M’s, stir them in. Place the mixture in the proper shape on the cookie tray, bake in a preheated oven at 350° for about 15 minutes. Take them out, wait for them to cool and enjoy.


4. Cowboy oat & chocolate cookies:

One more gluten-free cookie recipes to make with your kids, made with gluten free flour and oats.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups of gluten-free flour
  • 3/4 tsp of xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 2 cups gluten-free oats
  • 1 3/4 cups of brown sugar
  • 1 cup dairy-free butter alternative
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp of water
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 6 oz of fruit mix
  • 1 cup of mini chocolate chips

5. Chocolate banana cookies:

Looking for a healthier option? This gluten-free cookie recipe is ideal for including a bit of fruit to your kids’ treats.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 6 tbsp butter (cold)
  • 1 mashed overripe banana
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups of gluten-free flour
  • 1/2 tsp of xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/3 cup chocolate mini chips for topping

Instructions:

Prepare the mixture. Add the mashed banana and the chocolate chips into the mix. Keep it for a few minutes then pour it in cookie shape on the tray. Bake for 10 minutes at 400°, take them out, let them cool, and then enjoy.

Conclusion:

These gluten-free cookie recipes for children should be enjoyed by both adults and kids. Once you get the hang of these recipes there is no going back. These cookies are as tasty as they are easy to make. How were the ones that you baked? Let us know in the comments.


THIS IS A GUEST POST BY AMALIA LIBERMAN. Amalia Liberman is a wife and a mother of two as well as a novelist and writer, the author has been featured in Women’s Health magazine and also written different articles in lifestyle magazines. Her passions lead her to search out knowledge with all her searching and she doesn’t mind sharing her findings.

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  1. Chocolate BANANA cookies?!

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