25 Sweets You Can Make With Almond Flour
Easy Almond Thin Cookies
"This is definitely an easy and fast treat to put together with ingredients that I always have on hand. It also bakes in no time, so as a last minute crave-buster, this is a winner," home cook Buckwheat Queen writes. "It's cake-like, so it goes very well with tea."
Keto Raspberry Cheesecake
"Had I been served this cheesecake in a cafe, I would have never believed it was keto-friendly," home cook Pat Estep says. "I cannot say enough how good it was."
Grain-Free Blood Orange Tart
This grain-free tart's almond crust complements its frangipane-like filling. Blood orange slices add zest.
Grain Free Banana Bread
Chickpeas boost the fiber and protein of this super-moist banana bread.
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
"Almond flour is the only flour to use for these delicious treats. Trust me on this one. These fluffy gluten-free yummies will melt in your mouth," Jean says.
Best French Macarons
"Magic happens when sugar, almond flour, and airy egg whites come together in perfect harmony to form the delicate disks the French call macarons," recipe creator Smart Cookie writes.
Easy Grain-Free Almond Flour Brownies
"So chocolatey and delicious without the refined sugar," Jamie says. Other reviewers comment that these grain-free brownies resemble the real deal in texture.
Whole30® Banana Bread Drop Muffins
"These are delish! Soft with a nutty, buttery flavor," home cook Larry says of these six-ingredient muffins.
Keto Coconut Lime Bars
If you prefer sour to sweet, tangy Keto Coconut Lime Bars bars will hit the spot.
Almond flour gives these traditional German crescent cookies their signature flavor. Though the recipe also calls for all-purpose flour, you can take a cue from home cook Marianne and replace it with gluten-free flour.
Paleo Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie
"Seriously, so good," Kelly Michelle says. "I don't think I'll ever bake regular chocolate chip cookies again."
Paleo-Friendly Applesauce Cookie
"We really liked these! They aren't too sweet, but they do kill the sweet tooth," Jaana Smith Bauman says. "I would eat these for breakfast!"
Keto Matcha Mint Bars
"Reminiscent of Thin Mints® in flavor. They're bright and refreshing and full of fats but low in carbs. They actually come together very quickly!" -- Angela Sackett Superhotmama
Nut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten-Free)
"They are surprisingly delicate in flavor. A nice, subtle surprise. I imagine with any other nut butter the flavor would be different and definitely worth the try," says Buckwheat Queen, who made this recipe with almond butter.
Qumbe (East African Coconut Candy)
Bake these Somalian cookies just as they are, or take a cue from our reviewers who suggest toasting the coconut first or coating them in chocolate.
Perfect Paleo Pumpkin Bread
"It's moist and tender, with a surprising depth of flavor," Bibi writes.
Fresh Fruit Frangipane Tart
In this recipe, the almond flour isn't in the pastry shell but (surprise!) in the fruit filling. Of course, you'll want to use gluten-free puff pastry rectangles if you're accommodating a wheat sensitivity.
Gluten-Free Gingersnap Cookies
"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!" raves Isabel Carlisle Storolis. "They are made with nut and oat flours and pack a serious flavor punch, thanks to tons of spices and fresh ginger!"
Keto Cranberry Streusel Bars
Fresh cranberries, orange juice, orange zest, chopped pecans, and cinnamon flavor this tart-sweet bar.
Almond Flour Brownies
"Hallelujah! Finally a wonderful gluten-free, one-bowl brownie! Not too sweet, not too bitter -- a perfect brownie," Buckwheat Queen writes.
"This recipe was amazing. I followed it to a tee except I added a bit more amaretto to the pulp and made stabilized whipped cream to decorate it! Everyone loved it, as did I," Megan Schroder says.
A Memorial Day Carrot Cake Recipe
"Absolutely delicious! One of the best carrot cakes I've had and there was no way you could tell it was gluten-free!" -- Droluk
Brown Butter-Cassava Flour Snickerdoodles
These paleo snickerdoodles are perfect for anyone who doesn't go for overly-sweet desserts.
Authentic German Lebkuchen
"This recipe is over 150 years old and has been baked by my family for many generations for Christmas. They are much easier to make than other lebkuchen, and the ingredients have been updated to what's available now," recipe creator Ruth says.
Raw Vegan Gingerbread Balls
These no-cook, vegan gingerbread balls "taste just like Christmas," recipe creator Fioa says. But we think you'll want to make them all year.
State of Home Cooking
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