Chunky gluten-free chocolate chip cookies

If you are looking to include resistant starch into your diet then this recipe for chunk gluten-free chocolate chip cookies is ideal as it includes green banana flour, as well as tasting absolutely delicious! 

Chunky gluten-free chocolate chip cookies

By Donna Crous (


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil – melted (but not boiling)
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups almond flour/ground almonds OR 1 cup ground almond/almond flour + 1 cup green banana flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1/2 tsp raw apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 100g dark chocolate chips / chopped slab
  1. Preheat the oven to 170ºC
  2. Lay a sheet of baking parchment on an oven baking tray.
  3. In a bowl mix the coconut oil, coconut sugar, and vanilla extract.
  4. Add the eggs and whisk using a hand blender, until it looks like a gooey caramel.
  5. Add the flours (either 3 cups almond OR 1 cup almond + 1 cup green banana flour)
  6. Add the bicarb, raw apple cider and salt.
  7. Stir well.
  8. Mix in half the chocolate chips.
  9. Using an ice-cream scoop or spoon, dish up cookie sized servings onto the baking parchment.
  10. Gently press each cookie with a fork leaving a slight indentation (don’t press them flat rather leave them rounder in shape)
  11. Press the remaining choc chips into the top of each cookie.
  12. Bake for 18-20min
  13. Remove from the oven and leave to cool and crisp.
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profile6-809x960 DonnaDonna lives in the English countryside with her husband and daughters from where she runs her blog Eighty 20 Nutrition. Her blog features a wide variety of recipes including breakfast ideas, main meals, desserts, snacks and drinks. Her focus is on healthy eating free from preservatives, unhealthy fats, grains and sugars with many dairy-free and grain-free recipes. Her love for cooking and sharing her dishes has led her to social media sites such as Instagram. You can visit her Facebook page and follow her on Twitter.