Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookies Recipe

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If you can’t handle gluten or are just saying clear from it, then you know the thing you miss the most are the sweets, especially the delicious cookies. Most cookies, and I mean almost all of them, are made with wheat flour or some type of grain with gluten.

Let’s make ourselves a batch of gluten-free cookies, how? We’re using almond flour. Let me tell you, if you haven’t cooked with almond flour before, you’ll love it, especially when it’s ground real fine; it’s like real flour, but it’s gluten free, and it’s healthier too.

Looking for a protein-packed snack? Well, look no more because these cookies are practically pure almonds, which means lots of proteins and nutrients.

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Here's what you'll need

We’re making around ten cookies, so we’ll need one whole cup of almond flour, again, finely ground. We also need some granulated sugar, a pinch of baking powder, and another one of salt. That’s easy, isn’t it?

Five ingredients, and you’ve got yourself a batch of gluten-free almond flour cookies. Now, you’ll also need a baking tray, a cooling rack, and a mixing bowl.

Tips for the Perfect Cookies

Make sure you add the water to the flour mixture slowly; you might not need all of it, or you might need a little more; that depends on the almond flour you find. What you want is a consistent dough that’s not too runny. It won’t get sticky or anything, but you’ll know when it’s ready. Scoop your cookies with a spoon and place them on the baking tray.

Make your cookies more exciting with chocolate chips or throw in a few crushed almonds or walnuts; they give the cookies a lovely texture and a crunch.

Serve yourself these crumbly cookies on a platter with a glass of milk and enjoy. Home-made cookies take us to our fondest childhood memories and back, especially when they’re made with almond flour!

How to Make It

  • Prep Time5 min
  • Cook Time10 min
  • Total Time15 min
  • Serving Size2
  • Energy100 cal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cups of water

Directions

1

Preheat your oven to 350°F.

2

Line a baking tray with parchment paper and reserve.

3

In a mixing bowl, sift the almond flour, combine it with the sugar, add the baking powder and the salt. Mix well.

4

Slowly pour in the water until a dough forms.

5

With a spoon, scoop out ten regular-sized balls and place them in the baking tray with nice spacing between them.

6

Bake for around 15 minutes or until golden and crispy on the edges.

7

Remove from the oven and let your cookies cool down in a rack before enjoying.

  • Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size2
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories100
  • % Daily Value*Standard DV
  • Total Fat5.3 g78 g6.79%
  • Saturated Fat0.4 g20 g2%
  • Sodium98 mg2300 mg4.26%
  • Total Carbohydrate6.1 g275 g2.22%
  • Dietary Fiber1.2 g28 g4.29%
  • Total Sugars3.6 g
  • Protein2.4 g50 g4.8%
  • Calcium11 mg1300 mg0.85%
  • Potassium25 mg4700 mg0.53%

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