Delicate Crispy Gluten-Free Almond Cookies


Perhaps you missed the news about Gluten-Free Deliciously, a new gluten-free/wheat-free cookbook that offers many dairy-free and egg-free options, or maybe you were just waiting for a little sample of what’s inside? For the latter, I am here to oblige … or should I say the author, Jennifer Cinquepalmi, was more than happy to provide a teaser recipe. She promptly submitted this dairy-free sample recipe for crispy gluten-free almond cookies from the cookie department of Gluten-Free Deliciously, with the following recipe notes:

This recipe boasts of having no butter, shortening, or margarine, making it a tasty treat without the fat of most cookies. It is also egg-free and gluten-free. Be sure to measure the ingredients accurately.

The Almond Cookies are the ones right on the cover that Jennifer is enjoying!

Almond Lace Cookies Recipe from Gluten-Free Deliciously

Special Diet Notes: Delicate Crispy Gluten-Free Almond Cookies

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian.

Delicate Crispy Gluten-Free Almond Cookies
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Serves: 26 cookies
  • ¾ cup almond meal (almonds processed in a food processor work fine)
  • ¾ cup sorghum flour (not mix)
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 7 teaspoons water
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 11 x 17-inch cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl; mix well with a spoon. (Note: Do not let dough “sit” as it will dry-out. Do not freeze or refrigerate dough.)
  3. Drop dough, by the teaspoon, onto parchment-lined cookie sheets, 12 cookies per pan.
  4. Bake 12 minutes.
  5. Cool completely before removing cookies from pan.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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