Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan, gluten free)

chocolate chip cookies
chocolate chip cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan & gluten free)

My brown "butter" chocolate chip cookie recipe has been beloved by my friends for years. They are always surprised when I tell them it's vegan & gluten free. I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 cookies


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Baking Sheet
  • Silicone Baking Mat


  • 1 cup 2 sticks vegan butter (myokos preferred brand)
  • 2 cups of gluten free flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup brown sugar or maple sugar brown sugar swerve if sugar free
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar or coconut sugar granulated sugar swerve if sugar free
  • 2 tbsp flax meal + 6 tbsp of warm water or 2 eggs/eggs substitute
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or any mix in like pretzels, toffee, choco chunks,
  • Flaky sea salt to make it cute


  • Brown butter for 15 minutes and add an ice cube to bring down to room temperature
  • Mix butter, flax eggs, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla extract
  • Mix GF all purpose flour, salt, and baking soda together
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients
  • Fold in walnuts, chocolate chips
  • Chill n fridge for 15 minutes (or up to 48 hours)
  • Bake 9-11 minutes for regular size cookies
  • Bake 15-17 minutes for giant cookies


Feel free to add different mix ins to your dough like pretzels, nuts, caramel chips, peanut butter chips, etc. Enjoy!
Keyword brown butter, chocolate chip, cookies, gluten free, vegan
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Hey there! I’m AJ Rivera. I make easy, delicious, and healthy(ish), vegan food. When I’m not cooking you might find me watching anime, hiking with my amazing fairy wife Jadi, or playing with my two dogs. I’m so happy you’re here, and I can’t wait to show you how to make food you can be proud of. 

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