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Trish's Chocolate Raisin Brownie Cookie -- converted to Gluten-free

If you need a chocolate fix , a double dose of these is just what the doctor ordered !

So here are the  ingredients :
  • 2 squares of semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/4 cup potato starch (NOT potato flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
Melt chocolate squares and butter in microwave for 1 min. Meanwhile, beat eggs, vanilla, sugars until creamy and thickened. Add the chocolate/butter. Then mix in the flours and cocoa powder that have been pre-mixed together . Finally, stir in the chips , raisins and nuts.
Chill for one hour, then drop by teaspoon on slightly greased baking sheet.
Bake for 13-15 minutes at 350'. Let firm up on pan before removing!


  1. Oh Julie...wonderful. You are a genius! And they look every bit as good as the ones I posted. Thanks

  2. Good for you for taking on the challenge. They look very good!

  3. They look great! I shall send my gluten-free friend over for some recipe ideas.

  4. i have friends who have celiacs and i have referred this site to many also.
    now i even have more recipes to try out on them when they come.
    thanks julie

  5. Those cookies look fantastic! I don't have many GF cookie recipes yet, so I'll definitely give this a try! Thanks!

  6. That looks lovely - I'll pass this recipe on to my son's girlfriend who has celiac disease

  7. those look really good!
    cookies go over really well here. i'll have to make them one of these days! :)

  8. Those look yummy. It's good to have some recipes for our gluten free readers. Kathy

  9. My daughter and her boyfriend made these as a treat for my husband, substituting Pamela's gluten free baking mix for the flours and potato starch because that's what I had in the kitchen. They were so amazingly delicious that my father-in-law, who has a very small appetite, ate 4 and asked them to make more! Thank you!

  10. Hi Julie,

    My cookies spread out on the pan like crazy! I kept the batter in the fridge for an hour, and then in between batches. Suggestions?

    Thank you!

    1. Temperature is often the culprit if the cookie dough is one that doesn't usually spread. Don't get the chocolate/butter tooo hot.. JUST until softened enough to stir chocolate/butter together... maybe chill your dough at least two hours/maybe over night ... and try baking the cookies on parchment paper... maybe your pan was too greased ... and try upping your oven temp. a little... Oven temps vary oven to oven and if yours is a little cooler than the temp you set it at that could contribute to the cookies spreading -- the heat would not be quite enough to 'set' the cookie before it spreads. I hope that helps.. I'm sorry your cookies didn't turn out quite right !! Hopefully next time they will be perfect !

  11. Thanks for the great recipes! Your blog has made the transition to living with celiac so much easier!
    I was wondering if you forgot to add the baking powder in the ingredients list for these cookies? I added 1 tsp as per the amounts in the original recipe and they turned out great!

    1. Thank you Jeneva ... I guess I did forget the baking powder ! thank you for pointing that out , I have adjusted the recipe.


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