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Grain-free orange cardamom cookies

  • Author: Jess
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 12 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert/Snack
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Grain-free orange cardamom cookies will be your next favorite afternoon treat!


  • 2 cups blanched almond flour
  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil (melted coconut oil, melted butter, or vegetable oil work too)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

glaze (optional)

  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tsp almond milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Mix the almond flour, orange zest, lemon zest, cardamom, and baking soda together in a bowl.
  3. Next add the avocado oil and maple syrup and mix together until a dough forms. (you can also use a mixer for this if you prefer)
  4. Using your hands, form a ball with the dough.
  5. Wrap in some parchment paper and place in the fridge for 10 minutes to firm up.
  6. Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough between 2 sheets of parchment paper until it is about 1cm thick.
  7. Use a round cookie cutter to cut the cookies.
  8. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown.
  9. To make the glaze, mix the icing sugar and almond milk together.
  10. drizzle on top of the cookies.
  11. Store in an airtight container.


  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 65
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 1g

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