Allergy-Friendly Cookies

Allergy-Friendly Cookies

For a family with a child with allergies to milk, eggs and nuts, having a go-to recipe for a safe treat is especially important. These cookies allow the writer Curtis Sittenfeld and her family to feel a sense of control over what they eat together. And they look like regular chocolate chip cookies – an advantage for kids frustrated by needing to have special foods.
  • Total:
  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend baking powder, baking soda, salt and both flours. Set aside.
  2. Step 2

    With a stand mixer, blend buttery spread, sun butter, sugars and vanilla. Gradually pour the dry mixture into the wet mixture and combine.
  3. Step 3

    Add chocolate chips.
  4. Step 4

    Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes. Remove, and use a tablespoon or a small scoop to create two dozen dough balls. With the palms of your hands, flatten balls into disks. Place on parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  5. Step 5

    Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and place cookies on a wire rack to cool.