In our house, no one had eaten a cookie cake in years! I was craving one, but now that we are gluten AND dairy-free making an awesome cookie cake sounded like a little bit of a challenge. Everyone knows a good gluten and dairy free cookie cake has to have a good chew, yet light and tasty…
The Best healthy blondie brownie
When I first experimented with this recipe, I was actually craving a blondie brownie. One with a good chew. Almond flour is a wonderful ingredient for a chewy gluten-free cookie or chewy gluten-free brownie.
This cookie cake recipe is terrific without the chocolate chips, too, for a blondie brownie. So, it is kind of like two recipes in one!
Below, I share a few more twists on this recipe with a dairy free caramel sauce and another tip for making it an almond blondie brownie.
gluten and dairy free cookies
My kids love to help me cook and bake. This gluten and dairy free cookie cake was no different. That is why my dream of a blondie brownie turned into a chocolate chip cookie cake!
Baking Gluten and Dairy Free
We have to bake gluten and dairy-free at our house, since my son has a dairy allergy and I am gluten intolerant.
At first, I was really overwhelmed by having to go gluten free… I wasn’t sure what I would make for any meals, let alone desserts.
However, now, I really enjoy the challenge of making all recipes gluten and dairy-free and surprising people when you say it is GF DF.
Baking dairy free can seem like a real curveball, but you can check great dairy free baking substitutions for dairy here!
Chewy Gluten and Dairy Free cookie Cake
Ooey Gooey & Chewy Cookie Cake
- Preheat oven to 350°F
- In mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add the coconut oil, sugar, maple syrup, egg and vanilla extract. stir until just combined.
- (Let your mixture cool before this step, if your coconut oil was hot) Gently stir in chocolate chips.
- Add to skillet
- Place in the oven and bake for 25 minutes, or until the blondie is cooked through.
Dairy Free Caramel Sauce & Additional Flavors
To transform this into a Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Cake, you can add 1/3 cup warmed peanut butter and 1/3 cup maple syrup to the top, for a wonderful dairy-free caramel sauce.
If you want to make an Almond Blondie Brownie, you can remove the chocolate chips for this recipe an add a teaspoon of almond extract!
This cookie cake is an easy throw together recipe for birthdays, get-togethers, and family dinners. You can’t go wrong with a chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe!
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