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Glow Gluten Free Cookie Review

And a’Glowin’ I am! I was an exceptionally lucky gal to have received 4 boxes of Glow Gluten Free Cookies to sample and review on my blog. I say lucky for two reasons.

  1. These are without a doubt, the best packaged GF cookies I have ever had, and I have had quite a few!
  2. Glow Gluten Free Cookies are not sold in the state of New Mexico…yet. But you better believe that I will be campaigning to my local Whole Foods, Sunflower and R. Downs to find a way to make these cookies available to buy!

A little on Glow Gluten Free Cookies: Not only are they gluten-free, but they are also dairy/casein-free, have zero trans-fats, no preservatives and are all natural. Each cookie even delivers 2 grams of fiber from the Garbanzo and Fava Bean flours. They are also made in a dedicated gluten free facility for that added peace of mind.

A breakdown of each cookie:

First up for my brood to taste test: the Chocolate Chip Cookies.

I have to admit when I opened the package and read the letter from Jill Brack, she mentioned that after being diagnosed with celiac, she was “obsessed with creating a GF Chips Ahoy cookie.” I immediately poised myself to be disappointed. A couple of weeks ago when I did a post titled Gluten Free Shopping Spree, I reviewed a cookie and mentioned that if I could eat gluten, I would prefer a Soft Batch cookie over a Chips Ahoy. I just like a soft/chewy chocolate chip cookie better than I like a crunchy one. It’s a “Tomāto, Tomäto” sort of thing.

Well, I cannot say that anymore.

If I could eat gluten, I would still not eat a Chips Ahoy, but I WOULD eat a Glow Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie, they are that good! Here is the difference (taste wise) between Chips Ahoy and Glow Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (in my opinion): Chips Ahoy, from what I remember, always seemed too dry and I would chug a glass of milk to wash it down. The Glow cookies, while crunchy, have a wonderful “homemade” buttery texture. A true melt in your mouth experience with the added bonus of a crispy crunch. I felt compelled to pour my milk in a wine glass and just savor the moment.

Glow's GF Chocolate Chip cookies are loaded with REAL chocolate chips, yum.

The cookies are huge! We actually split each cookie 4 ways!

Second, the Snickerdoodle Cookies.

This cookie was actually my favorite. Snickerdoodles were always a favorite of mine growing up and they taste even better than I remember. At first bite there was a light cinnamon-y essesence that reminded me of something that I could not quite put my finger on. Mike (almost simultaneously) quipped, “These remind me of Apple Jacks!” Oh yeah, that’s it! Mike and I both had a mutual affection for that cereal when we were kids. Apparently Mike was exceptionally fond of them because I woke up the next morning to Mike eating a bowl of crumbled up Snickerdoodles in a bowl with milk! I knew I should have hidden those cookies 😉

Third, the Double Chocolate Cookies.

Seriously, what can I say? If you love brownies, but especially the crispier edges, you are gonna flip over this cookie. It is one big crispy edge brownie cookie. Enough said? 😀

Yes, a bite is missing from this cookie, my little 2 year old's fingers couldn't resist when I left the room for a second!

Lastly, the Gingersnap Cookies.

Yummy. A classic gingersnap with a crunchy/chewy texture all in one cookie!

Jill Brack, you have hit the ball out of the park on this one, kuddos my gluten free friend!


  1. Oh my gosh these look amazing, I would like to get my hands on these!!!