When life gives you flat cookies, make cookie brittle! This gluten free chocolate chip cookie brittle is a great way to save a failed gluten free baking attempt!
I tried to make gluten free chocolate chip cookies by substituting a gluten free baking mix 1:1 in place of wheat flour. Big mistake—the cookies were totally flat!
I think the cookies flattened out because I used a gluten free flour without extra thickeners/stabilizers. I bought the only gluten free flour at my store that had both a GMO free label and a short ingredients list, because it’s kind of silly to be afraid of wheat but to not worry about two ingredients found in many gluten free baking flour packages: GMO corn and xanthan gum. As Cara of Fork and Beans so eloquently puts it:
Here’s how to make easy, awesome, gluten free chocolate chip cookie brittle: