These delicious vegan almond flour chocolate chip cookies are easy to make with 7 simple ingredients!

Stack of almond flour chocolate chip cookies on a small plate with a glass of milk in the background.

Looking for a grain-free and gluten-free that still delivers on taste and texture? I got you! You’ll love these almond flour chocolate chip cookies!

They’re crisp on the outside with a soft, buttery inside and are super easy to make with just a few simple ingredients.

They’re also ready to enjoy in under 30 minutes and take just minutes to prep for baking. Enjoy these delicious cookies for a healthier treat anytime of day!

Recipe Features

  • Dietary Features: Vegan (dairy-free and egg-free), grain-free and gluten-free.
  • Easy to prepare in one bowl with just 7 simple ingredients.
  • No raw eggs so feel free to sample the raw cookie dough, or even reserve some for a cookie dough treat.
  • Delicious, melt-in-your-mouth buttery texture without added butter or oil.
  • Use sugar-free chocolate chips for a low-carb cookie.

Ingredients You’ll Need

All the ingredients needed for making an almond flour chocolate chip cookie recipe in small bowls on a marble surface.

Complete list of ingredients with amounts and instructions is located in the recipe card below.

  • Almond Flour: These were developed specifically for blanched almond flour (not almond meal) and have not been tested with anything else.
  • Almond Butter: Use drippy nut butter that’s not overly dry (like at the end of the jar).
  • Maple Syrup: Use pure maple syrup or substitute it with agave syrup.
  • Chocolate Chips: Use dairy-free chocolate chips or chopped dark chocolate if you’d like the recipe to remain vegan. For a low-carb, low-sugar cookies, use sugar-free chocolate chips.
  • Baking & Flavour: You’ll need baking soda, salt and vanilla.

Step-by-Step Photos

Add everything except for the chocolate chips to a mixing bowl and stir until fully combined into a moldable cookie dough.

If the dough needs a bit of extra moisture, you can add add 1-2 tbsp plant-based milk of choice. Once you’ve mixed the dough, add the chocolate chips and mix to combine.

Chocolate chip almond flour cookie dough in a glass mixing bowl with a cookie scoop.

Use a cookie scoop to scoop 12 cookies onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten each cookie slightly using your hands.

Bake them for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.

6 baked almond flour chocolate chip cookies on a baking tray.

Let the cookies cool on the pan until firm and then enjoy!

Numerous almond flour chocolate chip cookies scattered around a marble surface beside a glass of milk and a tablespoon of chocolate chips.

Notes & Tips

  • Do not make flour substitutions to this recipe. It was developed specifically for almond flour, which has unique characteristics.
  • For additional add-ins, try shredded coconut, raisins, cranberries or cacao nibs.

Storing

  • Let the cookies cool completely before storing.
  • They’re best the day they’re made. They’re still yummy after storing, just softer in texture.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 4-5 days or in the fridge for 1 week
  • The cookies can be frozen in a sealed container or freezer bag for up to 3 months.
Numerous almond flour chocolate chip cookies on a marble surface with a glass of milk in the background.

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Stack of almond flour chocolate chip cookies on a small plate with a glass of milk in the background.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Delicious, vegan and gluten-free almond flour chocolate chip cookies that are easy to make in one bowl with 7 ingredients.


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond flour (205 g)
  • ¼ almond butter (60 g)
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup (100 g)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (70 g)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 12 tbsp plant-based milk, if needed

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C) degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Add everything except for the chocolate chips and plant based milk to a mixing bowl. Mix until you get a moldable dough. If the dough is dry and not coming together, add 1-2 tbsp plant-based milk.
  3. Fold in the chocolate chips to mix throughout.
  4. Use a cookie scoop to scoop 12 cookies onto the lined baking tray. Press each cookie dough slightly with your hands. 
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the cookies are golden brown.
  6. Let cool on the baking tray for at least 20 minutes to firm and crisp, then enjoy!

Notes

Let cool completely before storing. The cookies will become softer after storing but are still yummy! They’ll keep for 4-5 days in a sealed container at room temperature or for a week or more in the fridge. They can be frozen in a freezer bag or container for 3-4 months.

Use blanched almond flour (like Bob’s Red Mill), not almond meal, and do not substitute other flours. These are developed specifically for almond flour.

Recommended to use a kitchen scale to measure ingredients accurately.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 127
  • Sugar: 8 g
  • Sodium: 45 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 3 g

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