The BEST Classic Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies (gluten-free)

5 from 39 reviews

The BEST Classic Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies made with all gluten-free ingredients, no refined sugars and made with only a few key ingredients.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins

Yield: 12-14 cookies 1x


  • 1 stick grass-fed butter (or sub vegan butter or 1/2 cup solidified coconut oil)
  • 1 pasture-raised egg or flax egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup coconut sugar (or sub cane sugar and/or mix of both cane and brown sugars)
  • 1 1/4 cup almond meal or flour
  • 1 cup gluten-free oat flour (can sub spelt flour too!)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (code RACHL for free shipping)
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Fully melt the stick of butter in a saucepan or in microwave
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the melted butter (once cooled), egg, coconut sugar and vanilla extract
  4. Mix in the almond meal, flour and baking powder until smooth
  5. Fold in dark chocolate chips and walnuts
  6. Scoop about 2 tablespoons of dough onto the baking sheet and repeat for remaining dough (leave about 1-2 inches between each cookie)
  7. Sprinkle with some sea salt if desired then bake in oven for 10-12 minutes
  8. Allow the cookies to cool for a few and enjoy!


*If you sub anything please comment below if it worked so we can hear! it helps readers who may not have all of these exact items on hand 🙂 you guys are the best!!

**Store leftovers in airtight container for 5 days or freezer for 2 months (but they will be gone in a day ha!)

  • Author: Rachel