Gluten free Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Aug 21, 2018 | Recipes

These divine cookie bars are so easy to make. Moist and delicious, especially when fresh from the oven and the chocolate is gooey!


  • 2 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp almond milk
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • Handful pecan nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C and grease a 20cm x 20cm baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together vanilla, eggs, almond milk, oil and maple syrup. Then add to the dry ingredients and stir well with a hand mixer.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips with a spatula.
  5. Pour mixture into greased pan, smoothing out to even.
  6. Bake for approximately 20 minutes or until the top is golden brown and a skewer comes out clean after inserted in the middle.
  7. For extra crunch, decorate with pecan nuts.

Slice into 20 bars.

Tip: Easily adapted for dairy-free diets by substituting dairy-free chocolate chips.
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