Alton Brown's Chewy Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 251 kcal
Author: Alton Brown
  • 8 ounces unsalted butter
  • 11 ounces brown rice flour** approximately 2 cups
  • 1 1/4 ounces cornstarch approximately 1/4 cup
  • 1/2 ounce tapioca flour approximately 2 tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 teaspoon celtic salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 ounces sugar preferably raw sugar, approximately 1/4 cup
  • 10 ounces light brown sugar approximately 1 1/4 cups
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. For Blendtec and Vitamix: To 64-ounce jar add rice flour, cornstarch, tapioca flour, xantham gum, salt and baking soda and PULSE 3 to 5 times to sift.
  3. For Vitamix: Pour into a large mixing bowl
  4. For Blendtec: If you do not have a WILDSIDE jar, also pour in large mixing bowl
  5. Melt the butter in a heavy-bottom medium saucepan over low heat. Once melted, pour into the Blendtec Wildside jar or Vitamix 64oz jar.
  6. Add both of the sugars to the jar with the butter and blend on speed 2 for 1 minute.
  7. Add the whole egg, egg yolk, milk and vanilla extract and secure lid.
  8. For Blendtec: Press the BATTERS Button
  9. For Vitamix: Select Variable 1. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High. Blend for 20 seconds or until well blended.
  10. For Vitamix and Blendtec (if you only have Fourside Jar): Pour wet ingredients plus chocolate chips to the into mixing bowl containing dry goods. Use spatula to incorporate wet and dry ingredients.
  11. For Blendtec: Add 1/4 of the dry mixture to the Wildside jar with wet goods and PULSE several times until incorporated. Repeat this with remaining dry goods 1/4 at a time.
  12. Chill the dough in the refrigerator until firm, approximately 1 hour. Shape the dough
  13. Drop 2-ounce balls and place on parchment-lined baking sheets, 6 cookies per sheet. Bake for 14 minutes, rotating the pans after 7 minutes for even baking.
  14. Remove from the oven and cool the cookies on the pans for 2 minutes. Move the cookies to a wire rack and cool completely.
  15. Store cooked cookies in an airtight container.
  16. All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes
Recipe Notes

**Can also try with coconut flour OR sorghum flour OR almond flour

Try adding walnut pieces as well as the chocolate chips for variety. :)

Nutrition Facts
Alton Brown's Chewy Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 7.5g 38%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 143mg 6%
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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