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Chocolate Chip Halfway Cookies, Gluten and Dairy Free

Gluten and dairy free recipe for chocolate chip halfway cookies.
Author: Tumble into Love


Halfway Cookie Dough

  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup Firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup Shortening We like Spectrum
  • 2 large Egg yolks Separate yolks from egg whites. Set aside egg whites in a separate bowl.
  • 2 cups All purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pkg Dairy free chocolate chips We like Enjoy Life brand


  • 2 large Egg whites Use what was set aside
  • 1 cup Firmly packed light brown sugar


  • Lightly grease baking pan with shortening. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Halfway Cookie Dough

  • In a medium bowl, combine granulated sugar, brown sugar and shortening. Beat until well combined.
  • Add 2 egg yolks, vanilla and 2 tsp. of water to above mixture. Combine well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add dry mix to wet until combined. Dough will appear crumbly.
  • Press the dough evenly onto the greased baking pan. Dough will be about 1/2" thick.
  • Pour 1 package of chocolate chips over the dough. Set aside to make topping.


  • Beat egg whites until they are stiff and form peaks (about 3 minutes using an electric mixer).
  • Mix in brown sugar completely.
  • Pour topping evenly over the chocolate chips. Use a spatula to gently spread topping if needed.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown on the top.
  • Cut into squares and enjoy!