Tiger Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies - Vegan & Gluten Free

Tiger Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Simple and quick to make, these cookies are crisp on the outside, chewy on the inside and fudgy in the middle. They have the added bonus of being vegan and gluten free.
Course Afternoon Tea, Snack
Cuisine British
Keywords biscuits, chufa flour, cookies, gluten-free, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 cookies


  • 50 g coconut oil
  • 100 g coconut suger
  • 125 g tiger nut flour chufa flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder gluten-free
  • 50 g dark chocolate chips vegan
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp water


  1. Warm the coconut oil gently in a large pan until virtually melted. Remove from the heat and stir in the sugar.
  2. Add the tiger nut flour, baking powder and chocolate chips and stir until everything is well mixed.
  3. Make a well in the centre and add the water and vanilla extract. Stir with a knife from the inside out until everything is well combined.
  4. Take a tablespoonful of the mixture and roll into a ball with your hands. Place on a lined baking tray and flatten slightly.
  5. Repeat with the rest of the mixture, leaving room on the tray for the dough to spread. I made 12 cookies.
  6. Bake in the centre of the oven at 180℃ for 15 minutes.
  7. Leave on the tray for a couple of minutes to firm up, then use a spatula to transfer them to a wire rack to cool.