20 Almond Flour Cookies to Try ASAP

chocolate chip cookies on cooling rack
Photo: Billy Brown

Almond flour, a gluten-free alternative to all-purpose flour, is the main ingredient in these 20 tasty cookies. Whether you're looking for festive keto-friendly recipes for the holidays (these Vegan Almond Flour Sugar Cookies are just the ticket), wholesome paleo options (you'll love these easy cookies made with applesauce), or gluten-free alternatives to classic desserts (these Chocolate Chip Cookies are delightfully moist and chewy), you'll find a new favorite recipe in this collection of almond flour cookies.

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Almond Flour

chocolate chip cookies on cooling rack
Billy Brown

These almond flour chocolate chip cookies are so moist and chewy, you won't even notice they're gluten-free.

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Buckwheat Queen

Here's another gluten-free twist on the classic chocolate chip recipe you're going to love. Pink Himalayan salt and coconut oil add a little something extra to these treats.

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Gluten-Free Gingersnap Cookies

Gluten-Free Gingersnap Cookies
Isabel Carlisle Storolis

"I decided to squeeze in one more holiday cookie recipe before the New Year," says recipe creator Isabel Carlisle Storolis. "These gluten-free gingersnaps are the best cookie I've ever made, and I might even go as far to say my new favorite cookie of all time!"

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Paleo Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Paleo Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

A giant cookie you can make on the stove? Yes, please. You're going to want to break out your skillet for this one.

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Low-Carb Almond Cinnamon Butter Cookies

Low-Carb Almond Cinnamon Butter Cookies on a wooden background

These quick six-ingredient cookies are easy to whip up whenever you're craving something sweet-yet-healthy.

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Keto Coconut Cookies

keto coconut cookies on cooling rack

Serve these keto-friendly coconut cookies with a glass of almond milk.

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Paleo-Friendly Applesauce Cookie

Paleo-Friendly Applesauce Cookie
Jaana Smith Bauman

If you're looking for something good and good for you, look no further than these wholesome paleo applesauce cookies.

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Yes! Macarons, those classy and colorful French cookies you've always wanted to bake, are traditionally made with almond flour.

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Scottish Shortbread, Gluten-Free

scottish shortbread cookies stack
Buckwheat Queen

"Quite a nice recipe," says reviewer Buckwheat Queen. "This particular mix of flours works perfectly for a true shortbread texture. When mixing this up the spices seem like they will be overpowering but it is not so. The outcome is a delicately spiced buttery cookie."

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Nut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Nut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten-Free)
Buckwheat Queen

These nutty, chocolatey, and indulgent cookies are easy to make, easy to freeze, and even easier to eat.

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Vegan Almond Flour Sugar Cookies

Vegan Almond Flour Sugar Cookies

These vegan and keto-friendly cookies are delicious plain or iced (check out this Vegan Royal Icing recipe), so they're perfect for all you're holiday needs.

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Easy Almond Thin Cookies

Easy Almond Thin Cookies
France C

These quick and easy cookies get their sweetness from coconut sugar, but you can substitute any sugar you have on hand.

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Almond Delight Cookies with Dark Chocolate (Sugar-Free Almond Pulp Cookies)

Almond Delight Cookies with Dark Chocolate (Sugar-Free Almond Pulp Cookies)
Photo by Southern Cali Cook.

If you've ever made your own almond milk, you know it leaves a lot of leftover pulp to deal with. That's where these chocolate-drizzled cookies come in!

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Brown Butter-Cassava Flour Snickerdoodles

stack of snickerdoodles on a white cake stand
Angela Sackett Superhotmama

"These grain-free cassava flour cookies are made with coconut sugar, so they're much healthier than the traditional version, slightly less sweet, and full of cinnamon-y goodness," according to recipe creator Angela Sackett Superhotmama. "Because cassava flour is more starchy, expect a bit drier cookie and be sure to let them cool completely on the cookie sheet."

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Pumpkin Almond Joy Bites

Pumpkin Almond Joy Bites
Megan Olson

These no-bake oat balls are a healthier alternative to pumpkin cookies or almond candy. The warming blend of winter spices is perfect for holiday snacking.

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Keto Vanilla-Cinnamon Cookies

three vanilla cinnamon cookies on a plate
France C

There's nothing quite like a slice-and-bake cookie during the holiday season. This keto-friendly option is just as tasty as the cookie dough logs you find in the grocery store.

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Keto Coconut Lime Bars

Keto Coconut Lime Bars on a white plate with limes in the background
France C

"Mine set up beautifully and was sweet and tart with a crispy crust ... all compatible flavors — easily the best KETO desert I've made," says reviewer vertigies.

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Paleo Coconut Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Paleo Coconut Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies on a cooling rack

These (mostly) paleo chocolate chip-coconut cookies are so delicious, you'd never suspect they're gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free.

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Mandelmakronen (Almond Meringues)

almond flour cookies on cooling rack

This delicious traditional German holiday recipe only requires four ingredients and about 30 minutes.

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Gluten-Free Hello Dolly Squares

coconut chocolate hello dolly bars
Linda T

Almond flour and gluten-free chocolate chips make these layered squares a treat everyone can enjoy.

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