Healthy Almond Cookies

Healthy Almond Cookies

To kick of January here are my Healthy Almond Cookies, adapted from and inspired by The Whole Pantry.. these cookies are made from super healthy ingredients, taste AMAZING and are really easy to make.

 

These cookies are packed with healthy fats, which help to manage cholesterol levels, as well as the powerful antioxidant Vitamin E, which helps to keep us healthy and our skin looking good. These cookies are naturally gluten-free (essential if you have coeliac disease) and can be made dairy-free by using diary-free chocolate or cacao nibs.

 

Do let me know if you make this too!

 

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*Dark chocolate contains less added fat & sugar than milk or white chocolate & contains more antioxidants which keep us healthy! Cacao is the unprocessed version of cocoa and is a great source of antioxidants to keep us healthy.

 

Almond Cookies

These cookies make the perfect mid-meal snack (I’d suggest 1 to 2 as a serving) and are so satisfying. They taste and smell delicious!!

 

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Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

 

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who sends me pictures of my recipes on Twitter & Facebook – here are a selection!!

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies*with cocoa added too!

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

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Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

Almond cookie bites*with cocoa powder

Healthy almond cookies*this recipe swapped chocolate chips for desiccated coconut & vanilla for mixed spice!

 

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18 Comments

  1. Deb
    January 1, 2014 / 9:34 pm

    They look good, off shopping tomorrow so will add these ingredients x

  2. Carla Gallagher
    January 2, 2014 / 12:32 pm

    I made these cookies today, super easy, quick and minimal ingredients needed, I found the “dough” to be a little bit too crumbly to roll into balls so I added 2tbsp of water just to bind the mixture together a bit more. Super tasty bitesize cookies, I made 12 as Nic suggested but making 6 would make more of a treat but then again I will probably just eat two at a time but at least now I have he option 😉

    • January 2, 2014 / 6:35 pm

      Thanks for your fab comment Carla! And your lovely piccis!! Yes I may make 10 from the mixture next time – and adding a touch more oil can help the dough to bind too 🙂 Nic xx

  3. Amy Dodge
    January 3, 2014 / 8:53 pm

    Made these cookies found them really easy to do.only thing had to add bit water to get them to stick together.deff going to make more.they have thumbs up in my house lol.x

    • January 3, 2014 / 9:30 pm

      Hurray! So glad you liked them 🙂 thanks for the water tip too!! xx

  4. Dawn
    January 4, 2014 / 4:08 pm

    I made some today & used cocoa powder. I also thought I’d try adding some ground ginger, as chocolate & ginger go well together. As I wasn’t sure if 1tsp would be too overpowering I tried 1/4tsp. Can’t even taste it! Will do them with 1 tsp next time & let you know how it goes.

    • January 4, 2014 / 6:25 pm

      Great suggestion Dawn, thank you for your comment! x

  5. amy harris
    January 5, 2014 / 8:15 pm

    made these cookies and the oat & apple breakfast bars, both so easy to make and so yummy! will be sure to make plenty more of nics great recipes 🙂

  6. Chantal
    January 13, 2014 / 1:28 pm

    Beautiful, these should keep me going on my New year’s workouts :). But I think I’d like to add some fresh flavour (and fast sugars) to these cookies, maybe some apples to the dough, what do you say? Thank you very much for the recipe, take care!
    Chantal

    • January 13, 2014 / 5:18 pm

      Hi Chantal, I’d say feel free to experiment! Apples release their energy slowly though, so I wouldn’t call them ‘fast sugars’ 😉 x

  7. Amy Leng
    January 31, 2014 / 1:37 pm

    Hi
    Thanks for the fab recipe! Can these be made with Coconut sugar instead of honey, agave nectar etc?
    Cheers
    x

  8. Amy
    February 24, 2014 / 11:23 am

    Amazing! Made little tiny teaspoon size ones to satisfy my cravings with a cup of tea! Thanks!

    • February 24, 2014 / 12:32 pm

      Aw love that Amy!! Thank you for your comment! xx

  9. Mimi
    May 9, 2014 / 5:05 pm

    Hi Nic,
    Do you think I could use coconut butter instead of coconut oil? Thanks!

    • May 10, 2014 / 7:56 am

      Hello! I honestly don’t know.. I don’t think so as they are two different products xx

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