Almond Cookies – Gluten Free

 

almond cookies gluten free presented on a white plate and piled highAlmond Cookies – Gluten Free are irresistible. Chewy outer, with a lovely little crunch from the toasted almonds and a soft centre of almonds and orange zest. Just five ingredients brings these cookies together in half an hour including baking time.

almond cookies gluten free ingredients laid out on a marble bench ready to bake
ingredients for almond cookies – gluten free

Quick to put together

Almond cookies are super quick to put together. Lightly whisk some egg whites and put the other ingredients into a bowl, mix, scoop, roll in almonds and bake. Too easy!

 

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Almond Cookies – Gluten Free


  • Author: Recipe Winners
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 30

Description

These quick to put together almond cookies are delicious. Thirty minutes from go till your popping one in your mouth and congratulating yourself on baking a batch of cookies that are chewy on the outside with moist almond and orange zest inside.


Ingredients

  • 300 g (10 1/2 ounces) almond meal (almond flour)
  • 200 g (7 ounces) caster sugar
  • 3 large egg whites
  • zest of 1 orange, finely grated
  • 1 cup flaked almonds – for rolling cookies with
  • icing sugar to dust (optional)

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 180 c (355 f) on bake, not fan
  • line a baking sheet with baking paper
  • in a bowl add almond meal, orange zest and sugar
  • in a seperate bowl lightly beat egg whites till frothy
  • add egg whites to almond mixture
  • work egg whites through the almond mixture till combined – see notes
  • use a small scoop or roll balls with your hands – we used a 3 1/2 cm (1 inch) mini scoop 
  • spread flaked almonds on a plate or bowl
  • roll balls in flaked almonds till covered
  • bake on middle shelf of oven for 16-18 minutes or till almonds have turned light brown
  • remove from oven and move onto a cake rack to cool
  • dust with a fine dusting of icing sugar
  • serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • when adding the egg whites it may seem that the mixture is not going to blend, but keep mixing and it will come together
  • Category: cookies
  • Method: bench and oven
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: almond cookies - gluten free

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2 comments

  1. Avatar Carol Curtis says:

    Thank you girls. Fantastic recipe. Great for Keto diet as well.

    1. Avatar Recipe Winners says:

      Hi Carol, glad you enjoyed them. Thanks, Jen and Jo

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