Thursday, April 9, 2015

Wheat Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie #Recipe

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Wheat Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

You won't even miss wheat when you make these cookies - they are delicious! 
I need to clarify - I am not calling these "gluten free" for a reason - technically there is no gluten in oats however, since oatmeal is processed in factories that also process wheat products there might be some gluten present.  If you have celiac disease or some other gluten sensitivity then please be cautious before making these cookies (see disclaimer at the end of this post).
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Printable Recipe
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter (at room temperature)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Xanthan Gum
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt (I used salted butter - if you are using unsalted butter then add 1/2 teaspoon salt instead)
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 cups dark chocolate chips or semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups oatmeal (I used old fashioned rolled oats but you may use quick oats instead)
1 cup brown rice flour (you may use white rice flour also)
1/2 cup nuts or raisins are optional

With an electric mixer in a large mixing bowl - cream together both sugars & the butter until fluffy (a few minutes).  Now add in the egg & vanilla extract & mix until combined.  Using a wooden spoon stir in the flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder, Xanthan Gum,  baking soda, cinnamon and continue stirring until combined.  Finally stir in the chocolate chips (and the nuts/raisins - optional).  Form 3inch puck shaped dough blobs & place them on a parchment lined cookie sheet (see picture above on the right).  Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes (or until desired golden brown color is achieved). 
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Remove from oven & allow to cool on cookie sheet for a couple minutes before placing on a cooling rack.

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Serve while warm or (once cooled completely) store in a cookie jar for later & ENJOY!

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  1. I have a friend whose daughter has just been told she needs to eat gluten free. I will pass this along in case these cookies would work for her. Thanks for sharing with us at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop!

  2. Looks really tasty! Pinned. :)

  3. These sound so good! I'm going to have to make these in a couple days! Thanks!

  4. These look scrumptious! I'm really wanting to make these cookies :) Thanks for sharing your recipe at Together on Tuesdays!!!

  5. These look really good! And now I'm craving some! Would love to have you stop by the Oh My Heartsie Girls Wordless Wednesday post on my page.

    Jingle Jangle Jungle

  6. Hello gorgeous! I love seeing your masterpieces.Thank you for bringing such great things to our party. Pinned and tweeted. I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm.. Lou Lou Girls


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