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15-Minute Gluten Free Almond Flour Cookies

5 from 1 vote
Oshrit Abergil – @oshritabergil
Quick, gluten free almond flour cookies: 15 mins to deliciousness!
Servings: 24



  • 2 cups almond flour or almond meal
  • 1 cup almonds / hazelnuts / pecans, chopped
  • 2 cups potato flour / cornstarch
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup oil
  • ¾ cup your preferred sweetener (sugar, maple, monk fruit etc.)
  • Powdered sugar or monk fruit powdered sweetener for dusting, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 355F (180C).
  • Combine all the ingredients together and form a dough. Create small round-shaped cookies (you can make them any size you prefer) and bake for 15 minutes or until they turn golden.
  • Allow the cookies to cool on the countertop, then dust them with powdered sugar and serve!


almond flour cookies recipe
Credit: Oshrit Abergil

Why use almond flour for cookies?

Almond flour is a fantastic choice for cookies due to its unique qualities. Not only is it naturally gluten free, making it ideal for those with dietary restrictions, but it also imparts a delightful nutty flavor and tender texture to baked goods. Almond flour’s higher protein and healthy fat content contribute to a more satisfying treat, potentially helping with appetite control. Additionally, its low carbohydrate content aligns well with low-carb and keto diets. Its moisture-retaining properties result in soft and chewy cookies. With almond flour, cookies gain both a distinctive taste and a nutritional boost, making them a wholesome indulgence.

How do I store almond flour cookies?

Store almond flour cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for short-term freshness. For longer shelf life, refrigerate to maintain their moistness. Prevent moisture absorption by using parchment paper between layers. For extended storage, freeze cookies in a sealed container and remember to thaw before consuming. Proper storage keeps almond flour cookies delicious over time.

What flavors can I add to almond flour cookies?

Almond flour cookies offer versatility in flavor. Enhance them by adding chocolate chips, dried fruits, spices like cinnamon, or extracts like vanilla. Experiment with combinations to create unique and delightful variations that cater to your taste preferences.

almond flour cookies recipe
Credit: Oshrit Abergil

Are these cookies suitable for people with celiac disease?

Yes, almond flour is naturally gluten free and safe for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities.

almond flour cookies recipe
Credit: Oshrit Abergil

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