Chocolate Chip Cookies


3/4 cup butter-flavored Crisco
1 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1 Tbsp vanilla
2 1/4 cups bean or rice flour blend
1 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Cream together Crisco and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  2. Add flour, xanthan gum, soda, baking powder, and salt; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  3. Drop by tablespoonful’s ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 F for 8-10 minutes. Remove cookies from cookie sheet onto a wire rack or on paper towels to cool. Makes about 30 cookies.
  5. Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars: Press cookie dough into a 9×13-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 F for 25 to 30 minutes.