Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Gluten free cookies that are so good that no one will know they are gluten free.
Author Lynn's Kitchen Adventures


  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups white rice flour
  • 1/2 cup sweet rice flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


  1. In a mixing bowl combine cocoa, sugar, and oil.
  2. Mix in the eggs one at a time. Add the vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl combine the white rice flour, sweet rice flour, cornstarch, xanthan gum, baking powder, and salt. Mix into cocoa mixture.
  4. Cover dough and refrigerate for about two hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll dough into one inch balls. Coat each ball with powdered sugar. Put the dough on a cookie sheet and flatten the dough a little bit.
  6. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Leave the cookies on the cookie sheet for a few minutes then transfer to wire racks to cool.