Gluten free cookie bars are soft and chewy, packed with chocolate chips and taste exactly like a classic chocolate chip cookie.

Gluten free, soft and chewy, packed with chocolate chips. Tasting exactly like a classic chocolate chip cookie. Simple one bowl recipe, 10 minute prep time.

What you’ll need to make gluten free cookie bars:


  • Butter (softened, I microwaved mine for 30 secs in the microwave)
  • Brown sugar
  • Maple syrup
  • Vanilla extract
  • Eggs
  • Gluten free baking 1:1 flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Baking Soda
  • Sea salt
  • Dark Chocolate Chips


  • Stand Mixer (paddle attachment) or Electric Mixer
  • Baking Pan
  • Mixing spoon
  • Parchment Paper

Healthy Substitutions

  • Butter – dairy free butter or coconut oil
  • Brown Sugar – coconut sugar
  • Eggs – flax eggs
  • Dark Chocolate Chips – dairy free chocolate chips

What type of gluten free 1:1 flour should I use?

This is a common question among gluten free baking beginners and gluten free baking experts alike, most of us finding a solution through trial and error.

My favourite gluten free 1:1 flour is Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Baking 1:1 Flour. That being said, there are so many great present day options available and therefore I recommend trying out a couple and deciding for yourself which gluten free 1:1 flour is your personal favourite!

Gluten Free Cookie Bars

Gluten free cookie bars with chocolate chips!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Rest Time 10 mins
Course Sweets
Servings 6


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups gluten free 1:1 flour (we use bob's red mill)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • cups dark chocolate chips


  • Peheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with greased parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl add butter & brown sugar. Using an electric mixer or stand mixer cream together until combined.
  • Add eggs, maple syrup and vanilla to the bowl and mix on medium until combined.
  • Next, add the flour, sea salt, baking soda and baking powder. Mix on medium until everything is combined. stir in 2 cups chocolate chips.
  • Press the cookie dough into the bottom of the prepared parchment lined baking pan. Next press remaining 1/4 cup of chocolate chips into top of the dough.
  • Bake for 20-25min. Let cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes.
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