Two Almond Cookie Recipes

11 Nov

Almond cookies are so fragrant. Here are two recipes, including one that is gluten-free! Both are dairy-free.

Ingredients

Cut-Out Almond Cookies Gluten-free Cookies
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds or almond meal
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 6 tbsp Canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 cup ground almonds or almond meal
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg + 1 yolk, beaten
  • 6 tbsp Canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp almond extract

 

Directions

  1. Combine egg and almond extract.
  2. In a separate bowl, sift the dry ingredients together.
  3. Add the oil, and then fold in the egg mixture.
  4. Regular recipe: Roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thick. Cut dough into small rounds.
    Gluten-free recipe: Drop spoonfuls of dough onto an insulated cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 375°F for about 12 minutes.

Makes about 2 dozen.

Optional
Before baking, press a whole almond on top of each cookie, or add chocolate chips to the dough. Brush extra beaten egg yolk on top of each cookie for a yellow glaze.

These gluten-free cookies were lightly glazed:

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