Gluten Free Nutella Chocolate Cookies

by Linette

I have a new obsession lately. I had never tried Nutella until recently. I wanted to see what all the fuss was about so I bought some. I thought I might use it to bake with. The first jar of Nutella never made it into a recipe, neither did the second or third jar! I found out I love Nutella on sliced apples! Whenever I get a new jar it’s my breakfast of choice!

I finally bought a fourth jar today and actually baked something with it! I decided to make some cookies, but I wanted to make them without wheat and without adding any additional sweetener since Nutella is plenty sweet all by itself. I used some coconut flour  and it’s a little sweet too. If it’s still not sweet enough for your taste buds you can add a little sugar or honey if you want.

gluten free chocolate nutella cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Nutella Cookies


  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Preheat the oven to 350`F.

2. Combine all the ingredients in a medium mixing bowl.

3. Blend with a hand mixer until smooth.

4. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper.

gluten free chocolate Nutella cookie batter

5. Bake for 10 minutes.

These cookies are really good fresh out of the oven while they’re still warm, melty and gooey! I love the chocolate Nutella flavor!

gluten free chocolate Nutella cookie

They’re also great for a quick after school snack, or even stored in the freezer and pulled out a few at a time.

Nutella doesn’t say it’s a gluten free product, so if you’re extremely sensitive to gluten you may want to use a little caution. I have some issues with gluten, and Nutella doesn’t give me any problem but I don’t want cause an issue for someone else!

This recipe was a hit at our house and we’ll definitely be making it again, if I can keep Nutella in the cupboard long enough!

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Alicia K February 4, 2013 - 2:01 pm

okay. yum!!!! pinning this

Emily February 4, 2013 - 5:12 pm

I often worry about gluten free baked goods being too dry – thanks for showing the close up photo of these cookies. They look delicious! I can’t wait to try them.

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Heather February 4, 2013 - 6:57 pm

Yum! I’ll have to try these because I love Nutella. Interested to try the different flours too.

Dawn February 5, 2013 - 6:33 am

These looks SO GOOD! Love the pictures!


Ashley Thompson February 5, 2013 - 9:28 am

I’ve never used coconut flour but I love the look of those cookies! I think I might make those soon. Thanks for the recipe!

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Tiffany C. February 5, 2013 - 11:54 pm

I have everything but the coconut flour. I need to make these, they look so yummy.

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That is when I decided to become a chocoholic – these cookies would look perfect next to my coffee cup just about now

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Skye July 18, 2013 - 5:20 am

I tried this recipe exactly as listed and they turned out REALLY dry. The flavor was good, but the texture was awful. Any suggestions?

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