Gluten Free Crispy Squash Chips Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking

These Gluten Free Crispy Squash Chips are the perfect option for a healthier snack. They’re deliciously salty, crunchy, and better for you than the standard chip!

Have you been growing squash in your garden this year? Sadly, ours was taken over by squash bugs because it just never took off, which is crazy because that’s actually what normally takes over our garden.

I was pretty sad about it, but thankfully we have a great Farmer’s Market to stop in and get some delicious produce from too.

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This past week, I was really craving something that was salty but also a good snack. I was originally thinking of baked onion rings, but then I saw all of that squash I had on hand, so I thought I would make these squash chips instead.

As much as I love Fried Squash, I wanted something a bit more health friendly, so I opted to bake it instead.

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I adapted this recipe from the Baked Onion Rings to make Squash Chips. Much to my surprise, my kids quickly started grabbing them and eating them too.

Considering they rarely want to eat vegetables, I was shocked!

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I decided I’d be making these regularly for snacks, plus doing this same method with other vegetables too.

They are also great to put in lunches too, because we felt like they were just as good cold as they were warm.

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The key to making these gluten-free is to use gluten-free all-purpose flour, plus gluten-free breadcrumbs. I also added a little olive oil spray to the breadcrumbs to brown them a bit.

Sometimes the gluten-free breadcrumbs need a little bit extra to add to the flavor.

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I’m even thinking maybe I should try some with ranch seasoning? It sounds different but given how much we love ranch, I bet it would be super tasty too.

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If you are looking for a tasty snack, it’s time to make these Gluten-Free Crispy Baked Squash Chips!

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Gluten Free Crispy Squash Chips Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 1 large Yellow Squash
  • 1 cup Skim Milk
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Gluten Free Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups Gluten Free Bread Crumbs
  • 1/2 tablespoon Salt
  • Olive Oil Cooking Spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Thinly slice the yellow squash into rounds.
  3. Place the squash in a 9x13 baking dish and pour the milk over it to soak for about 10 minutes.
  4. Prepare another bowl with the flour.
  5. Prepare a second bowl with the eggs, whisk them well.
  6. Lastly, prepare a bowl with the gluten free breadcrumbs and salt.
  7. Dip each slice of squash into the flour then into the egg and coat with the breadcrumbs.
  8. Place the squash on a broiler pan.
  9. Spray it evenly with the cooking spray.
  10. Bake for 15 minutes or until browned, serve with additional salt if desired.


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Author: Kristy Still
Recipe Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 20
Calories 396

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 1027mg
Total Carbohydrate 78g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 7g
Protein 15g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.

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