Gluten Free Surprise Oatmeal Chip Cookies

Megan Todd


My family has several favorite homemade cookies that we all enjoy. One night I was in the mood to make cookies, I wanted oatmeal raisin, the kids wanted chocolate chip, and the husband wanted peanut butter chocolate chip. So how do I choose? Thats easy... make one cookie to please everyone. Thats just what I did. Because it's what I do.


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makes about 5 dozen cookies
15 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 large
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed (gf)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract, (gf)
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg (gf)
  • 3 c
    old fashioned oats, (gf)
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose, gluten free flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda (gf)
  • 1/2 tsp
    xanthan gum
  • 12 oz
    milk chocolate chips (gf)

How to Make Gluten Free Surprise Oatmeal Chip Cookies


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
    In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, peanut butter, sugar, & brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat in vanilla.
  2. In a large bowl, combine gluten free flour, oats, nutmeg, xanthan gum, and baking soda. Mix together.

    ** will post link to my all purpose gluten free flour mixture below in comments.
  3. Add dry mixture to creamed sugar mixture and mix well. About 3 minutes. Be sure to scrape down sides of bowl.
    Fold in milk chocolate chips.
  4. Line cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper. Drop by tablespoon, or use a cookie scoop to drop in one inch balls on cookie sheet, about two inches apart. Flatten dough with a fork to about a quarter inch thick.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown. Cookies will be soft inside, crispy outside.

    Let cookies stand for 2 minutes on cookie sheet, then remove to wire rack and allow to cool.

    Or eat warm... thats the best!

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About Gluten Free Surprise Oatmeal Chip Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free
Other Tag: For Kids

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