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gluten free dairy free chocolate crackle recipe

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Here is the 4th new cookie recipe for the month of December, #20daysofcookies, where I will share 20 new gluten free cookie recipes from December 1-20. Make sure you subscribe to receive each one!
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.

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


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