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Gluten-Free, Vegan Almond Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan and Vegetarian
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: almond, vegan, gluten free, cookies
Servings: 12
Calories: 134 kcal
Author: Amie Valpone
  • 1 tsp. well-stirred creamy almond butter
  • 3 large ripe bananas peeled and mashed
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup crushed almonds
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine almond butter, bananas, almond extract and coconut sugar. Add cooked quinoa, quinoa flakes and sea salt; mix well then add in cocoa powder, crushed almonds and cacao nibs. Using a teaspoon, portion golf ball sized cookies onto a baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven; set aside to cool before serving.
Recipe Notes

Calories:148.8 cal • Fat: 3.7 g • Protein: 3.4 g • Carb: 28.1 g • Fiber: 3.3 g • Sugar: 10.8 g • Sodium: 56.5 mg

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free, Vegan Almond Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 134 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 55mg2%
Potassium 159mg5%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 19IU0%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.