Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

We've used protein-rich almond flour (aka almond meal) to make a rich, nutty gluten-free chocolate chip cookie.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
36 mins
48 cookies


  • cup butter, softened

  • cup shortening

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free vanilla

  • 2 ¾ cup almond flour

  • 1 12 ounce pkg. (2 cups) semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl beat butter and shortening with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add both sugars, baking soda, and salt. Beat on medium 2 minutes, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in almond flour. Stir in chocolate chips.

  2. Drop dough by teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or just until edges are light brown (cookies may not appear set). Remove; cool on a wire rack layered with parchment paper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

122 Calories
8g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 122
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 91mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 34mg 1%
Folate, total 1.5mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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