Chewy Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

These flourless chocolate chip cookies are super peanut buttery, decadent, and consist of only 7 simple pantry ingredients (and no flour!). A delicious and easy cookie recipe that is gluten-free & dairy-free friendly!

Flourless chocolate chip cookies stacked on top of each other. The top one has a bite out of it.

Today I’m sharing the simplest cookie recipe that contains no flour, no refined sugar, and are perfect for any occasion. I adapted these from my 5-Ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies and am so excited for you to try them! 

I’m a fan of anything sweet that has to do with dark chocolate and peanut butter. If you are a fan of those two things as well – I think you’re going to love this recipe. Shall we?

What Makes These Cookies Chewy?

High moisture ingredients. Since this recipe contains no flour – the egg, peanut butter, and coconut sugar are each a softening ingredient and make these cookies ultra chewy and moist.

How to Make Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Mix ingredients together in a small bowl until batter is creamy and smooth

A clear glass bowl of ingredients in flourless chocolate chip cookies.

  • On a cookie sheet with parchment paper use a 2-inch cookie scoop and place cookie dough balls 2-inches apart.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes then let cookies cool for 10 minutes before enjoying.

Cookie dough scoops on parchment paper.

Extra Tips for Flourless Cookies

Tip
Bob's red mill baking soda

Recommended Ingredient

Bob's Red Mill Baking Soda

For this recipe I used high-quality baking soda from Bob's Red Mill. It's truly meant for baking (not general-purpose) and worth having in your pantry!

  • Nut butter: Swap out almond butter for peanut butter if needed.
  • Sweetener: If you don’t have coconut sugar – you can use brown sugar instead. 
  • Chocolate: to keep it dairy-free use vegan dark chocolate chips or you can use regular semi-sweet chocolate chips. 

FAQs

How do I store flourless chocolate chip cookies?
Store in a sealed container or ziplock bag in refrigerator – this will help them stay chewy and fresh longer. 

Can I freeze chocolate chip cookies?
Yes! These cookies are perfect for freezing. Freeze in a sealed container or ziplock bag for up to 1 to 2 months.

How long do these chocolate chip cookies last?
When store in a refrigerator these cookies are good for up to 5-7 days.

If you’re a peanut butter lover (like myself) you are going to love these cookies! They’re thick and soft in texture and have a decadent peanut butter taste that goes perfectly with the melted chocolate chips.

Simply delicious and surprisingly wholesome! 

Flourless chocolate chip cookies arranged on a white counter.

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Flourless chocolate chip cookies stacked on top of each other. The top one has a bite out of it.

Chewy Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

5 from 2 votes

These flourless chocolate chip cookies are super peanut buttery, decadent, and consist of only 7 simple pantry ingredients (and no flour!). A delicious and easy cookie recipe that is gluten-free & dairy-free friendly!

Servings 12 Cookies
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 8 mins
Total Time: 18 mins

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Tags: flourless chocolate chip cookies, flourless peanut butter cookies, healthy chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies
Freezer Friendly: Yes
Calories: 239 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter/almond butter
  • 2/3 cup mini dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Stir together coconut sugar, peanut butter, vanilla, and baking soda together. Then mix add egg and chocolate chips. 

  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  3. Then use a 2-inch cookie scoop (or 2 tbsp cookie dough) and scoop and roll cookie dough into ball – lay on parchment paper and lightly press down on dough bowl to help flatten cookies while they bake.

  4. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Cookies will appear soft but will set as they cool for 5-10 minutes.

Notes

Tips to Remember When Making Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Nut butter: Swap out almond butter for peanut butter if needed.
  • Sweetener: If you don’t have coconut sugar – you can use brown sugar instead. 
  • Chocolate: to keep it dairy-free use vegan dark chocolate chips or you can use regular semi-sweet chocolate chips. 

Faqs

How do I store flourless chocolate chip cookies?
Store in a sealed container or ziplock bag in refrigerator. This will keep them fresh longer and even chewier.

Can I freeze chocolate chip cookies?
Yes! These cookies are perfect for freezing. Freeze in a sealed container or ziplock bag for up to 1 to 2 months.

How long do these chocolate chip cookies last?
When store in a refrigerator these cookies are good for up to 5-7 days.

Nutrition Facts
Chewy Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving (12 cookies)
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 146
% Daily Value*
Fat 16.2g25%
Cholesterol 16.2mg5%
Sodium 16.8mg1%
Carbohydrates 19.4g6%
Sugar 14.8g16%
Protein 6.1g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Bethany Kramer

Bethany Kramer is a home cook, recipe developer, and dog mom. She found a deep love for food and nutrition after learning to cook from her mom at eight years old. Since then she’s been developing and sharing recipes from her own kitchen that are bold in flavor and nourishing to the body!

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