Almond Cookies Recipe (Soft and Chewy)

Almond Cookies Recipe (Soft and Chewy)

2020-11-02
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Learn how to make the best almond cookies! these cookies are soft, chewy and super flavorful. They are gluten free (flourless), doesn’t contain butter and pretty east to make. Perfect cookies for holidays, parties or any occasion.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
22
PREP TIME
30 Minutes
WORK TIME
15 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World
INGREDIENTS
    • 2¼ cups (220g) almond flour (ground almonds)
    • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp. (140g) Powdered sugar
    • 3/4 teaspoon Baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
    • 2 Egg whites
    • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon Rose water (optional)
    • 1 teaspoon Almond extract (optional)
    • Lemon zest from one lemon
    • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice

    For decoration:

    • Raw almonds
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  2. In a large bowl combine almond flour, powdered sugar, baking powder, lemon zest and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl beat egg white until foamy.
  4. Add beaten egg white, vanilla extract, rose water, almond extract, lemon juice to the flour mixture and stir until combined.
  5. Shape the dough into small balls and place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Decorate each cookie with an almond (optional).
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until lightly golden (the cookies shouldn’t be too golden, otherwise they will dry out). Allow to cool before serving.

How long do almond cookies last?

These soft almond cookies will keep in an airtight container for up to one week in the fridge.

Are these almond cookies gluten free?

Yes, these almond cookies are totally gluten free, they don’t contain wheat flout at all. The main ingredient in these cookies is ground almond (almond meal/almond flour).

Are these almond cookies soft?

Yes, these almond cookies have a thin crispy layer on the outside but on the inside the cookies are soft and chewy.

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