Tigernut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies



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Tigernut Flour Cookies

These may seriously be the best gluten free chocolate chip cookies I've ever had! These Tigernut Flour Cookies have delicious crispy edges with perfect chewy centers. Everything you need from a chocolate chip cookie!

 Prep Time 10 minutes
 Cook Time 12 minutes
 Total Time 22 minutes
 Servings 12 cookies
 Calories 184 kcal


  • 1/3 cup cane sugar or coconut sugar, muscovado, etc.
  • 1/4 cup butter melted (or coconut oil)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups tigernut flour (160g) *
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips and/or chunks


    1. In a medium bowl whisk together sugar, melted butter, egg, and vanilla extract. Either by hand or with an electric hand mixer.

    2. Add tigernut flour, sea salt, baking soda and stir in until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips/chunks and chill the dough in the fridge for about 1 hour.

    3. Preheat your oven to 350° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

    4. Once chilled, scoop 12 cookie dough balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet (about 6 fit on a regular baking sheet). Top with a few more chocolate chips/chunks while slightly flattening the cookie dough balls.

    5. Bake the chocolate cookies for 12-15 minutes until the edges are just set. Don't overbake them. Leave the cookies one the baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

  1. Store in an airtight container at room temperature 2-4 days.

Recipe Video


Recipe Notes

*Measuring TIP:  Tigernut flour (and any flour) should be loosely spooned into a measuring cup. If you dip the measuring cup into the flour, you are compacting it and end up with much more flour. Which would result in dry cookies that don’t spread.

Nutrition Facts
Tigernut Flour Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 184Calories from Fat 120
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.3g20%
Cholesterol 36.6mg12%
Sodium 81.3mg3%
Carbohydrates 18.2g6%
Fiber 5.3g21%
Sugar 12.8g14%
Protein 1.9g4%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.