Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies


In celebration of their new gluten-free oats, Bob’s Red Mill shared this gluten free oatmeal cookies recipe in their newsletter…(okay, we changed the butter to dairy-free margarine, but they should still be fabulous!):

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies

Special Diet Notes: Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, and vegetarian.

For egg-free / vegan: see notes for replacing egg with flax.

Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies
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Serves: 4 dozen
  • 1 ½ cups GF All Purpose Baking Flour
  • 3 cups Gluten Free rolled Oats
  • 1 cup dairy-free margarine (softened)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs*
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat margarine and sugars together until smooth.
  3. Add vanilla and eggs; beat well.
  4. In a separate bowl, blend flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and Xanthan Gum. Stir flour blend into wet ingredients.
  5. Add oats and raisins and mix well.
  6. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto un-greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool one minutes then transfer to wire rack. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
Eggless Option: Mix together 2 Tb. Flaxseed Meal with 6 Tb. of water and let sit for a minute. Add to recipe as you would the eggs.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


  1. These cookies must be delicious but this isn’t vegan! There are two eggs. I believe you all mean vegetarian? Please do not false advertise, thank you!

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