Triple Almond Cookies with Dark Chocolate


This recipe for triple almond cookies is a “sweet” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Shailja Vishwakarma. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 core ingredients or less, but includes Almond Plus Protein Almond Milk by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Triple Almond Cookies with Dark Chocolate (dairy-free, vegan)

So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeA notch or two above ordinary almond cookies, these have an infusion of almond flavor (almond flour and almond milk) and are topped with a spread of dairy-free dark chocolate and slivered almonds.

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Triple Almond Cookies

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

Triple Almond Cookies with Dark Chocolate
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Serves: 20 cookies
  • 100 grams dairy-free margarine (such as Earth Balance Soy-Free)
  • 50 grams powdered sugar
  • 50 grams almond flour / meal
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 150 grams plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1 tablespoon So Delicious Dairy Free Vanilla Almond Plus Almond Milk
  • Dark chocolate, for garnish
  • Finely chopped almonds, for garnish
  1. Preheat the oven for 180C (350ºF).
  2. Beat the margarine and sugar very well until light and fluffy in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add the almond flour and cardamom and sift in the flour. Mix well. Add the almond milk, mix again.
  4. Use a rolling pin to roll out the dough till it reaches approx 6mm thickness.
  5. Cut in round shapes using a cookie cutter.
  6. Grease and dust the baking tray then arrange the cookies on it.
  7. Bake the cookies for 20 minutes.
  8. Cool the cookies.
  9. Melt the chocolate and place over the cookies in the pattern desired.
  10. Sprinkle the chopped almonds over the melted chocolate.

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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