Cardamom and orange blossom almond flour cookies

By Shahzadi Devje
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It's hard to turn down a warm cookie straight from the oven. The scent alone is enough to make your mouth water. These vegan Almond Flour Cookies - with zero added sugar - are crumbly, fragrant, and delectable. You won't be able to stop at just one! And they make for a wonderful healthy sweet treat. Also naturally gluten-free.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vegan butter cut into small cubes
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons erythritol or another sweetener of choice, such as coconut sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 5 cardamoms crushed seeds from fresh pods
  • 2 teaspoons orange blossom
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  2. Add butter and erythritol (or your choice of sweetener) in a large mixing bowl; mix until soft and creamy.
  3. Add almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, cardamom, and orange blossom and mix to create soft cookie dough. Avoid overmixing.
  4. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and roll small amounts of dough into balls with your hands. Place gently on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Use your thumb to gently press each ball to create a shallow depression (thumbprint).
  6. Press a few almond slices on top of each cookie and bake for 20 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool completely on the baking sheet before transferring to an airtight container. Enjoy!

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