These Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies are perfectly chewy and so easy to make. You’ll love them!
This oatmeal cookie recipe is made with 10 ingredients and comes together in no time. I used my stand mixer to make these cookies, but a hand mixer will work just as well.
I opted to keep these oatmeal cookies plain, by leaving out the chocolate chips. But if you’re wanting gluten free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, by all means, throw in those chocolate chips!
Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies – Ingredients
- Gluten free flour (with xanthan gum)
- Baking soda
- Baking powder
- Sea salt
- White cane sugar
- Light brown sugar
- Old fashioned oats (rolled)
Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies – How To Make
First, fix the paddle attachment to the stand mixer. Place the butter, sugar, vanilla, and egg into the mixing bowl.
Cream the ingredients together until light and fluffy. About 2 minutes.
Slowly add in the gluten free flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt until a dough forms.
Add in the oats and chocolate chips if using, and mix on low speed. Or, if using a hand mixer, mix them in by hand.
Scoop the cookie dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake in a 350℉ oven for 10 minutes.
Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to come to room temperature. They’ll continue to cook as they cool. Who says gluten free desserts can’t be delicious!
Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies – Tips
The cookies will continue to cook on the pan as they’re cooling to become the perfect chewy texture.
When subbing the brown sugar for more white, the cookies will be lighter in color but just as delicious.
The cookies will look underdone when you take them out of the oven – this is perfect!
Not all gluten free flour is created equal. I recommend using the same brand I used for this recipe!
To make these oatmeal raisin cookies, just swap the chocolate chips for raisins!
I haven’t tried these cookies using substitutions like oat flour, almond flour, or coconut oil instead of butter, so I recommend sticking to the recipe for this one.
Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies – FAQ’s
Q: Are Quaker Oats gluten free oats really gluten free?
A: Anything certified gluten free has been tested for gluten and has been found to be free of it.
Q: Are all oatmeal cookies gluten free?
A: Nope. While oats are naturally gluten free, most are cross contaminated with gluten. Because of this, you’ll want to make sure to consume only certified gluten free oats if you’re sensitive to gluten.
Q: What is the best gluten free oatmeal?
A: I love Bobs Red Mill products, and their oatmeal doesn’t disappoint!
Q: Where is the best place to buy gluten free cookies?
A: Gluten free products are everywhere these days. You can buy gluten free cookies at your local grocery store, or even online at big box stores like Target, Walmart, and Amazon!
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Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies
- 1 cup gluten free flour (Bob's Red Mill brand)
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon aluminum free baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 cup gluten free rolled oats
- 1/2 cup white cane sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar (can sub more cane sugar)
- 1 stick butter (softened to room temp)
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- heaping 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
- Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Fit the paddle attachement to the stand mixer, and place the butter, sugar, vanilla, and egg inside the mixing bowl.
- Cream together on medium high speed for about 2 minutes until the mixture is light and fluffy.
- In a separate bowl, whisk the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder together until well combined.
- Slowly add the flour mixture into the wet ingredients at medium low speed until a dough forms.
- Add in the oats and chocolate chips if using, and mix on low speed. Or mix them in by hand with a wooden spoon.
- Scoop the cookie dough onto the sheet pan using a 1.5 tablespoon cookie scoop.
- Bake for 10-11 minutes.
- Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to come to room temperature. *
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