Flourless Chocolate Cookies

A friend recently passed me this recipe for Flourless Chocolate Cookies, and she told me to try them. I am always willing to try any new flourless or gluten free recipe, especially when it comes to dessert.  She was absolutely correct when she said they were simple as can be. If you’re on a gluten-free diet or trying to watch your flour intake, these are perfect for you. Feel free to double the recipe because they go really fast. Just be sure to store them in a cool, dry place. These cookies would also be wonderful served on Passover so stash this one away for next spring.

Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Cook Time:

12 minutes

Prep Times:

10 minutes


1 dozen


2 egg whites
1/2 cup granulated sugar
6 ounces semisweet or dark chocolate chips, melted and cooled
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped pecans (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Beat egg whites at medium speed with an electric mixer. Slowly add sugar until soft peaks form. Gently fold in cooled chocolate, vanilla and nuts, if desired. Stir just until blended.

3. Drop by spoonfuls on a lightly greased baking sheet 2 inches apart. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cool 2 minutes before transferring to a platter

20 thoughts on “Flourless Chocolate Cookies”

  1. This is a great recipe and comes at a great time. I’ll be going to the grocery store later and making these this weekend. Thanks for all your wonderful and tastey ideas. It’s amazing you keep coming up with new stuff. Keep it coming.

  2. Ive made flourless choc cookies but use PB as the base to “hold” them and 1 egg and sugar. Never have I tried the only-egg whites routine and you have me convinced. These are your best looking cookies of all time I think! YUM!!

  3. I made these last night and they are yummy! I had the urge to add a bit of espresso or coffee to them. Could you do that? Didn’t want to mess with the consistency the first time around.

  4. You must have be in chocolate heaven after making these! They look fantastic, you’d never know they didn’t contain flour just by looking at them.

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