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Almond Butter Cookies

These Almond Butter Cookies are a healthy and paleo-friendly twist on the the holiday classic recipe peanut butter kiss cookies and just as delicious! Soft and chewy almond flour cookies with a melted dairy-free chocolate filling. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword almond butter cookies, flourless, flourless cookie recipe, keto, low carb, refined sugar free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 15 cookies
Calories 124 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 1 cup natural unsweetened almond butter , (can also sub with any natural cashew butter or even peanut butter if not paleo)
  • 1 large egg , room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated pure maple sugar OR coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp superfine blanched almond flour

Optional but HIGHLY recommended to bring out the flavor

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips OR chunks we like Hu's Kitchen OR Lily's Sweets


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, beat egg, almond butter, maple sugar and vanilla until smooth. Stir in almond flour, salt and cinnamon, if using.

    Raw cookie dough in a glass mixing bowl on a gray countertop
  3. Roll dough into 1.5 TBSP-sized dough balls and roll into a bowl with more sweetener for a crystallized crunch.

    Place dough balls on prepared baking sheet then use your thumb 1/4 TEASPOON-sized spoon to make an indent in the center.

    Twelve raw dough balls arranged on a pan lined with parchment paper
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 9 to 10 minutes, until the cookies are just slightly browned on the bottom. Be careful not to over-bake as the cookies will continue to cook. After 2 minutes, press chocolate wafer in the middle or sprinkle in 3-5 chocolate chips. Allow to cool completely for the cookies and chocolate to set and harden.

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Nutrition Facts
Almond Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 124 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.