Thursday, May 30, 2013

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies, Gluten-Free

0 comments

I love a good challenge in the kitchen, especially when it crosses over into the realm of unfamiliarity or physical health. Keeping this in mind, I decided to make a batch of Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies seeking out only gluten-free ingredients. When I couldn't find almond flour, I made my own. And yes, I checked and cross-checked labels, ingredient lists, and warnings, all to ensure that the final product was both tasty and edible to those with gluten allergies. After some tinkering, the resulting cookie reminded me of a chocolate chip cookie from a local cafe I enjoy - cookie success!

Ingredients
Servings: ~44 cookies
Prep Time: ~20 min

1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flour, King Arthur Flour
1 Cup Almond Flour (see: Marzipan)
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda, Arm and Hammer
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder, Clabber Gir
1 Cup Butter, Unsalted, room temperature
1/2 Cup Sugar, Granulated
1 Cup Packed Light-Brown Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
2 Teaspoons Almond Extract
2 Eggs Yolks
1 Egg
12 oz Semisweet Milk Chocolate Chips, Guittard

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 

In a small mixing bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, and baking powder together and set aside. In a larger mixing bowl, beat the butter with sugars until fluffy. Reduce to a lower speed and add salt, almond extract, and egg yolks and whole egg; beat until well-integrated. Add the flour mixture; mix until just combined. Fold in the chocolate chips. Drop heaping teaspoon-size balls of dough about 2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Reduce heat from 375 to 325 degrees and bake for 5 minutes; rotate and bake for additional 5 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.


Whether you have a friend with a gluten allergy, or just want to try something new, think about adding these Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies to the selection!

Note - A friend of mine lives with Celiac Disease, an issue where ones immune system attacks gluten, leading to incredible physical discomfort and pain. With gluten being prevalent in commonly consumed foods that contain wheat, barley, rye, it is certainly a lifestyle change once known, but it is manageable.

Nutrition Info: (1 Cookie)
Calories 136, Total Fat: 8.1g, Sat. Fat: 4.2g, Cholesterol: 25.4mg, Sodium: 65.3mg, Carb: 16.4g, Fiber: 0.8g, Sugars: 11.5g, Protein: 1.7g

Leave a Reply

Editor's Pics! with Andrew Y.


Hungry? Well you're in the right place! Be it a coffee shop, metro, or simply warming your seat at work, satisfy your love of food with Andrew's photo-heavy, recipe creation & restaurant recommendation site, eatTALK: food for blog, for lovers of all things food! Still hungry? Join him @eatTALK on Instagram in his #eattalk pictorial path to tasty and in addition to his written posts on eatTALK.net! Read Articles by Andrew...

Order Up!!

Welcome to eatTALK.net, Andrew's recipe and restaurant recommendation site for lovers of all things food! Know of a pop-up restaurant? An up-and-coming eatery? A culinary innovation or kitchen craving? E-mail your recommendations, questions, or comments and it just may be featured on the site!

Take a look around and begin satisfying your appetite, cravings, and food interests as you read about a few of my kitchen creations and recipe inspirations or great new, old, and simply favorite eats across the nation!

Now Serving!

Fresh on eatTALK: Bakeries

About eatTALK


eatTALK.net introduces you to visually interesting, flavor-enticing & aroma-seducing 'food for blog' at eateries across the country! From formal dining to food stands, a spectrum of eats will be covered in this growing list of restaurants and kitchen-inspired recipes! Whether you want to check out the most popularly read items, find a restaurant by cuisine or locale, or search the food archives, our website has it for you!

Stay tuned to "Order Up" for what's coming soon in food, recipes & events and "Now Serving" for what's already been eaten!

Andrew Y., eatTALK's Creator


Created by Andrew Y., eatTALK.net was the food-centered, fast-fix to a number of questions about his culinary adventures. Showcasing a smorgasbord of kitchen endeavors, delectable dines, and mouth-watering food photography, Andrew surely challenges the notion that 'food is JUST food.' Join him and his guests on eatTALK.net in a written and pictorial path to tasty!

Read More...

.

Get your eatTALK quenched by e-mail!

...delivering the freshest posts!

Editor's Pics on Instagram!! @eatTALK
 
eatTALK © 2011-2016 | FAQ | Contact
Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of its User Agreement and Privacy Policy.