Chewy Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

gluten free chewy oatmeal cookies

Chewy Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Delight: Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies

Today, I’m excited to share with you a recipe that’s been a labor of love and a true delight for the taste buds – Chewy Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies. These cookies are not just a treat; they’re a testament to how gluten-free baking can be just as indulgent and satisfying as its traditional counterpart.

gluten free chewy oatmeal cookies
chewy GF oatmeal cookies

The Quest for Chewiness Finding the perfect balance of chewiness and flavor in a gluten-free cookie can be a challenge, but fear not! After much experimentation, I’ve crafted a recipe that guarantees cookies so chewy and flavorful, you’ll hardly believe they’re gluten-free.

Why Oatmeal Cookies? Oatmeal cookies are a classic favorite for many, and for good reason. They offer a comforting texture and a heartiness that other cookies can’t match. Plus, they’re incredibly versatile – perfect for customizing with your favorite add-ins like raisins, chocolate chips, or nuts.

Baking with a Mission This recipe is more than just about creating delicious cookies; it’s about inclusivity. Whether you’re celiac, gluten-sensitive, or simply looking to reduce gluten in your diet, these cookies are for you.

The Recipe Without further ado, let’s get to the recipe that’s sure to become a staple in your gluten-free baking repertoire.

gluten free chewy oatmeal cookies

Chewy Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12


  • 1 ½ cups gluten-free all-purpose flour blend
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups gluten-free old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup raisins or chocolate chips optional


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the gluten-free flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • In a large bowl, beat the softened butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until creamy.
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until just combined.
  • Stir in the gluten-free oats and, if using, the raisins or chocolate chips.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown but the centers are still soft.
  • Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Customize Your Cookies Feel free to get creative with your add-ins. Whether you’re a fan of raisins, prefer the rich taste of chocolate, or want to add a crunch with nuts, these cookies are the perfect canvas for your culinary creativity.

A Note on Ingredients Make sure all your ingredients, especially the oats, are certified gluten-free to avoid any cross-contamination.

Share Your Creations I’d love to see your take on these chewy gluten-free oatmeal cookies! Share your photos and experiences in the comments below or tag us on social media.

Happy baking, and may your kitchen be filled with the sweet aroma of freshly baked cookies!

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