Double Chocolate Crackles (Gluten-Free Recipe)
35 min
3 hrs


1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Salted Butter

2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate

1 cup sugar

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs, slightly beaten

1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla

1 cup Gluten-Free Flour Blend, see below

1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 cup gluten-free mini chocolate chips



How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine butter and unsweetened baking chocolate in saucepan. Cook over low heat until melted. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup sugar, eggs and vanilla until well mixed. Stir in all remaining ingredients except additional sugar until well combined. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours or until chilled.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 350ºF.

  3. STEP 3

    Place additional sugar in bowl. Shape dough into 1-inch balls: roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or silicone mat. Bake 8-10 minutes or until cookies are set and crackled on top. (Do not overbake.)

Tip #1

Gluten-Free Flour Blend: Combine 2 cups rice flour, 2/3 cup potato starch, 1/3 cup tapioca flour and 1 teaspoon xanthan gum. Use appropriate amount for recipe; store remainder in container with tight-fitting lid. Stir before using.

Tip #2

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.


3Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
25Sodium (mg)
10Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


Explore reviews from
our online community

  January 31, 2016

No one will know these are gluten free! For a more crackled appearance roll them in Powdered Sugar. Super easy too

— says rebecca
  December 19, 2014

What a wonderful recipe!! Easy to make and absolutely delicious! These cookies are like little brownies. I shared with my co-workers that are not gluten free and they loved them!

— says Sande
  January 25, 2014

These are delicious!!

— says Jill
  December 23, 2012

These turned out exactly as pictured and delicious! 2nd year making them!

— says shah
  December 22, 2012

Love these! They are awesome in the summer. Put a roasted marshmellow in between two cookies. Heavenly!!

— says Cassie
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