Gluten-Free Chocolate Chia Cookies

gluten-free chia chocolate cookies.

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Molasses and chia do wonders for the texture of these fudgy gluten-free chocolate chia cookies. Low-sugar, low calorie and healthy


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  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds mixed with 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 3 tbsp. Crosby’s Fancy molasses
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


    1. Preheat oven to 350 F
    2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    3. In a small bowl, combine the chia seeds with the hot water. Reserve.
    4. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the molasses and beat until well combined. Beat in the egg then vanilla and cooled chia mixture.
    5. In another bowl whisk the flour, cornstarch, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
    6. Stir the dry ingredients in to the wet, then stir in chocolate chips.
    7. Drop by heaping tablespoonful (or a medium cookie scoop) onto prepared sheet.
    8. Bake 12 minutes.
    9. Cool on a rack.