Gluten Free Bean Cookies


 Gluten-free bean cookies are a type of cookie made with beans, such as navy beans or chickpeas, as the main ingredient instead of wheat flour. They are suitable for individuals with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. Bean cookies are often high in fiber, protein, and healthy fats, making them a nutritious alternative to traditional wheat-based cookies. They may also have a nutty or slightly earthy flavor and a slightly dense or chewy texture.

Gluten Free Bean Cookies


There are many variations of gluten-free bean cookies, depending on personal taste preferences and dietary restrictions. Some possible variations include:

Flavor variations: Bean cookies can be made with different types of beans, such as navy beans, chickpeas, or black beans, to vary the flavor. They can also be flavored with different spices, such as cinnamon or nutmeg, or with extracts, such as vanilla or almond.

Sweetener variations: Bean cookies can be sweetened with granulated sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, or stevia, depending on personal taste preferences and dietary restrictions.

Mix-ins: Bean cookies can be made with a variety of mix-ins, such as chocolate chips, nuts, dried fruit, or coconut.

Texture variations: Bean cookies can be made with different ratios of bean puree to almond flour to vary the texture. Adding more almond flour will make the cookies drier and crumblier while adding more bean puree will make the cookies moister and chewer.

Alternative flours: Bean cookies can be made with alternative flours, such as oat flour, coconut flour, or rice flour, instead of almond flour. This can change the texture and flavor of the cookies.

These are just a few of the many possible variations of gluten-free bean cookies. Experimenting with different ingredients and ratios can lead to new and delicious variations of this popular treat.


  • 1 can (15 oz) of white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Gluten Free Bean Cookies


Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a food processor, pulse the white beans until smooth.

Add the almond flour, brown sugar, egg, vanilla extract, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to the food processor. Process until well combined and smooth.

Stir in the chocolate chips by hand.

Drop the batter by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.

Sing for 10- 12 twinkles or until the edges are smoothly golden. Allow the eyefuls to cool on the baking distance for 5 twinkles before transferring them to a line rack to cool fully.

Enjoy your delicious and gluten-free bean cookies!