Recipe: Gluten Free Chocolate Crackle Cookies

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gluten free dairy free chocolate crackle recipe

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This recipe is a cookie I remember from my childhood. Chocolate balls of dough rolled in icing sugar before baking, and then once baked they spread and crackle.

I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Recipe: Gluten Free Chocolate Crackle Cookies

This recipe is gluten and dairy free. It makes about 37 cookies.


  • 1/4 cup Earth Balance vegan “butter”
  • 1/2 cup Enjoy Life gluten free chocolate chips
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cups gluten free flour blend (I used Compliments gluten free flour blend)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking power
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2-3/4 cup icing sugar


  1. Melt vegan “butter” and chocolate chips in a saucepan on low heat.
  2. Once melted, stir and cool for 5 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl add melted chocolate and with a hand mixer beat in the eggs.
  4. In a small bowl whisk the gluten free flour blend, salt, baking powder and cinnamon.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until well combined.
  6. Cover dough and place in refrigerator for an hour.
  7. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  8. Place icing sugar on a small plate.
  9. Shape doughs into small balls and then roll balls in icing sugar.
  10. Place balls on parchment lined cookie sheet and bake for 15-18 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven and cool.

gluten free dairy free chocolate crackle recipe

gluten free dairy free chocolate crackle recipe

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