Guilt-free Almond Cookies

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Guilt-free Almond Cookies
Date Sweetened Almond Cookies

Healthyish crunchy cookies of almond and oat flour, almond butter and the sweetness from date syrup make these guilt-free almond cookies deliciously guilt free!

Guilt-free Cookies

Sometimes the end of the day just screams for cookies! Homemade, crunchy, healthy cookies!! Oh, you didn’t know cookies could be healthy?

Well, these are. And they are the perfect resolve for a sweet tooth without the guilt of butter, sugar, or wheat flour. Yep! These cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free, and loaded with yumminess. Imagine that!

Pssst moms and grandmas… Get your little ones hooked on these instead of the unhealthy cookies floating around out there. You can treat them without guilt. Think of the dentist bills you won’t have. (wink)

Guilt-free Almond Cookies
Homemade Almond Butter

Almond Butter and Almond Flour Cookies

Almonds are naturally sweet. Taste test yourself and try several nuts and you will see just how sweet almonds are.

Since cookie recipes usually rely on some type of fat, usually butter, these almond cookies use only almond butter.

If you’ve made my Homemade Almond Butter you will know that almond butter is simply almonds that have been softened in water, removed and pureed into a smooth buttery paste. Healthy!

Making Almond Cookies

Like most cookies, the dry ingredients in this recipe is mixed with and held together by the almond butter. The dough can be rolled into balls and flattened on the cookie sheet, or press the balls of dough inside a biscuit round to shape the cookie. Then bake!

Guilt-free Almond Cookies
Cookies Pressed In Biscuit Rounds

Cookies and Milk? Dairy Free Milk?

Why yes! We couldn’t possibly enjoy these almond cookies without a glass of Homemade Almond Milk! Store bought, if you must, but almond milk is too easy to make.

Homemade Almond Milk simply needs one cup of almonds and three cups of water. That’s it. No preservatives or additives.

Guilt-free Almond Cookies
Homemade Almond Milk

Ingredients Needed

  • Almond flour
  • Oat flour
  • Baking soda
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Almond butter
  • Date Syrup – maple syrup, agave or honey can be substituted
  • Stevia – if extra sweetness is desired
Guilt-free Almond Cookies
Almond Cookie Ingredients

Equipment Needed

  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Spoon – for shaping dough into balls
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons

Guilt-free Almond Cookies

Recipe by rdaumitCourse: CookiesCuisine: HealthyDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

dozen

Almond and oat flour with almond butter and date syrup makes these cookies almost health!

Ingredients

  • Almond Flour – 2 cups (or any nut flour)

  • Oatmeal Flour – ½ cup (or other)

  • Baking Soda – 1 tsp

  • Cinnamon – 1 tbsp

  • Salt – ½ tsp

  • Almond Butter – ½ cup (or any nut butter)

  • Date Syrup – ½ cup (maple syrup, honey, or agave)

  • Stevia – (optional for extra sweetness) 6 drops, or ¼ tsp powdered

  • Cinnamon & Sugar – (optional) to sprinkle on top, 1 tsp of each, mixed

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Mix all ingredients well until it comes together into a dough.
  • On a parchment paper lined cookie sheet, place a spoonful, rolled into balls, press flat.
  • Bake about 12 to 14 minutes, until the edges just begin to darken. If you would like to sprinkle cinnamon sugar mix on top or dust with powdered sugar, do so while cookies are hot!
Guilt-free Almond Cookies
Guilt-free Almond and Cinnamon Cookies
 

My Muffin Madness

 

In my family, I’ve always been known as the ‘Muffin Queen’. Out of necessity, I created muffins for breakfast, lunch, on the go snacks, sometimes dinner and a sweet yet healthyish treat for dessert!

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