Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This little recipe for vegan, gluten-free melt-in-your-mouth cookies has only four ingredients! That’s it! It’s so easy. It all goes in one bowl and you just need to stir with a spoon…et voilà! In fact, it’s so quick to make that it’s one of those recipes you go to when you just realized you were supposed to bring cookies to a party that you completely forgot about and you have literally 15 minutes until you have to be out the door!


3 cups almond meal/flour
6 tablespoons safflower oil
6 tablespoons organic agave nectar (or replace with honey or maple syrup)
3/4 cup good quality bittersweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350º F. Measure all four ingredients into a bowl and mix them together with a spoon. To form the cookies, use a small ice-cream scooper (the kind you use to make melon balls) so that they are all uniform or simply use a spoon. Place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or a silicone liner, and bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes (9 minutes was the magic number for my convection oven). Let cool for a few minutes before removing the cookies from the pan. Enjoy!

Image, video and recipe via Catherine Katz of

By Catherine Katz, Ph.D.| February 18, 2016
Categories:  Recipes
Keywords:  Cuisinicity

About the Author

Catherine Katz, Ph.D.

Catherine Katz, Ph.D.

Catherine is the founder of Cuisinicity- Love the Food That Loves You Back, a website where good food and good health come together in a way that is feasible for today’s busy families, as it has been for hers (Catherine and her husband, Nutrition expert Dr David L. Katz, have 5 children!). Catherine’s recipes have been widely featured in national media, including ABC News, O Magazine, Eating Well, Prevention Magazine, Woman’s World, Fitness, Shape, and many others. She is the co-creator of the Nutrition Detectives™ food label literacy program, now in use by thousands of schools all over the world and has collaborated in the production of other health promotion programming, including the Unjunk Yourself® music video program.


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