Amanda’s Own Cookie Dough: Gluten-Free & Allergy-Friendly!


Amanda’s Own Cookie Dough is unbelievably free of the top 8 allergens, including wheat / gluten, egg, dairy, tree nut, peanut, and soy.

Amanda's Own Allergy Friendly Cookie Dough Review








Amanda’s Own has been well known and loved for their allergen-safe chocolate confections made in their dedicated facility. But now they’ve entered the realm of baking with this cookie dough.

Of course upon opening this hefty tub of cookie dough I had to sneak a few bites of glorious cookie dough (bonus of egg-free!). The first thing I noticed when peeling off the lid was how generous it was with chocolate chips. I mean – it’s fully loaded. I’m definitely not complaining though!

Amanda's Own Cookie Dough Review - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Allergy-Friendly!

Tasting Notes for Amanda’s Own Cookie Dough

As is, it tastes just like classic cookie dough, but there was a strong hint of vanilla extract that hit me in the aftertaste. Not necessarily bad, but it did stop me from sneaking a few more cookie dough bites. Instead, like a good baker, I scooped the cookie dough onto a parchment lined cookie sheet using a tablespoon scoop as directed by the package. I gave them a quick press to flatten and popped them in the oven.Amanda's Own Cookie Dough Review - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Allergy-Friendly!

The aroma of freshly baked cookies wafted through the room. Just 12 minutes (okay more like 15 because I missed my timer…) later, I had a tray of golden brown cookies taunting me. The cookies achieved a nice color, but they didn’t spread as expected. They stayed as plump little cookies.

Excitedly, I noshed on one very soon after removing them from the oven for a true freshly baked experience. I was pleasantly surprised to find a crisp exterior with a tender, chewy center. The flavor was sweet and just like a chocolate chip cookie. They were nicely sweetened without being overly sweet. The chocolate chips didn’t overpower, but were just right, giving each bite some semisweet melty richness.

Amanda's Own Cookie Dough Review - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Allergy-Friendly!

The gluten-free flour blend in Amanda’s Own Cookie Dough is made up of brown rice flour, potato starch, and tapioca flour. But thankfully, there wasn’t a speck of the gritty feel that often comes along with brown rice flour. I honestly couldn’t get over how undetectably gluten-free these cookies are! I brought them over to a friends’ house one evening and they disappeared so quickly. We were all fans. At first bite, my friend exclaimed “these are like really good!”.

Like many allergy-friendly products, Amanda’s Own cookie dough is a bit of a luxury product. It’s definitely a treat. But if you’re in need of some really tasty allergy-friendly cookies for a birthday or party, I think it’d be worth it!

Amanda's Own Cookie Dough Review - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Allergy-Friendly!

The Facts on Amanda’s Own Cookie Dough

Price: $18.75 per 24oz tub

Certifications: Amanda’s Own Cookie Dough is Certified Kosher. I didn’t note any other certifications.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Amanda’s Own Cookie Dough is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free,  peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, vegetarian. Some varieties are nut-free by ingredients. Nonetheless, always read the ingredient statement and check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.

For More Product Information: Visit the Amanda’s Own website at

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Taste like a classic chocolate chip cookie

5.0 rating
March 8, 2019

This generously chocolate studded cookie dough bakes up into delicious, thick, and chewy cookies. They’re just sweet enough and taste like a classic chocolate chip cookie. These aren’t just good for gluten-free cookies – they’re actually really good cookies, period. They’re undetectably gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan and were such a hit with all my friends!


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Leah Moldowan is an Associate Editor for Go Dairy Free and she runs the vegan blog love me, feed me. Leah creates delicious recipes and stunning photography to inspire others to nourish their bodies with good food.


  1. I feel like that would be very dangerous to have in my house! I love cookie dough and can see myself sitting in front of the fridge spoon in hand stuffing my face!!

  2. I would love to have a tub of this on hand for whenever we have guest over, it perfect because it’s so allergy friendly.

  3. Thank you for sharing this review. This is very helpful. I didn’t know about this company. They look and sound awesome! I could use some cookie dough to just pop into the oven!