Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe: 04 easy steps

Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe is a popular and delicious vegan cookie recipe. It is a sugar cookie with crushed almonds, coconut flakes, and a glaze made from almond milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla. If you love almond cookies, this recipe is one to try out!

Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe is a popular and delicious vegan cookie recipe. It is a sugar cookie with crushed almonds, coconut flakes, and a glaze made from almond milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla.

Why I Love This Recipe?

Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe yields a light yet very delicious and sweet vegan cookie.   It can be a perfect treat for your friends and family! You can also garnish it with powdered sugar, sliced almonds, or even some chocolate chips to make it more fun.

Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe is easy to make a cookie that will be a hit with even the pickiest eater.

Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe
Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe

How To Make Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe?

Necessary Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup nondairy butter (softened)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp. coconut flour   (you can use rice flour instead)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour + 1 tbsp. for rolling out the dough   (sifted)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup almond milk (I used unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes, unsweetened

Necessary Equipment

  • Spatula
  • Baking Sheet

Preparation Instructions

Step 1.

Preheat the oven to 375 F.   Grease a cookie sheet.   If using coconut flour, sift the flour to avoid any lumps.

Step 2.

Add in dry ingredients and mix until well combined.  Add vanilla extract and salt and mix again.  Add in almond milk and continue to mix until well combined.  Add in coconut flakes and mix until well combined.

Step 3.

Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut it into desired shapes.   I cut mine into small squares.   Place them about two inches apart on the baking sheet.   Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

Step 4.

While waiting for the cookies to cool, prepare the glaze by combining almond milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a bowl until it forms a glaze-like consistency.   You may want to add more powdered sugar if the glaze is too thick or not thick enough.   Once the cookies are completely cooled, drizzle with glaze and enjoy!


If you have difficulty with the dough being too soft, chill the dough for about an hour so the coconut flour can absorb some moisture.

I like to add a bit of cinnamon powder to 1/4 cup of sugar, then sprinkle it all over the cookie dough before baking it; this gives it a nice flavor.

Nutrition Facts Of Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe

Amount per serving

Calories191 kcal
Protein7.2 g
Carbohydrates30.9 g 
Sugars15.3 g 
Fiber1.6 g 
Fat10.1 g 
Monounsaturated Fat9.0 g
Saturated Fat4.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.
Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe

The nutrition provided is an estimate. It will vary based on the specific ingredients used.

What do almond cookies taste like?

If you have never tasted an almond cookie, it is unique. It is made from crushed almonds, and almonds are naturally sweet. If you do not like sweet cookies, this might not be for you! However, there are various types of almond cookies out there. If you prefer something a bit more savory rather than sweet, I would suggest trying Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies.

Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe
Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe

Can you use almond and vanilla extract together?

You can use almond and vanilla extract, but it will change the flavor slightly.

If you want to make sugar almond cookies, you can use that instead of almond milk.  Generally, I suggest using different types of milk instead of adding milk powder because the mixture tastes very dry after baking. If you wish to add milk powder, I suggest making it more than double the amount and adding only half of it into the cookie dough.

Can you substitute coconut oil with vegetable oil?

You can replace coconut oil with vegetable oil. The recipe will be the same in terms of taste and appearance if you use vegetable oil with the right consistency. Most canned or jarred vegetable oils will work great for this recipe under 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

What are Chinese almond cookies made of?

Chinese almond cookies are made from ingredients like crushed almonds and semisweet chocolate.  It is similar to American-style almond cookies but with different ingredients.  Chinese almond cookies have a thicker crust because they add more flour. I usually like to separate the dough into two parts, one part is vanilla, and the other part is chocolate flavor; that way, I can make different flavors of almond cookies by just switching what I add to each ingredient.

What icing is on sugar cookies?

A few common types of icing on sugar cookies are vanilla icing, cream cheese icing, and flavored buttercreams (like vanilla or lemon).  Icing is usually used to decorate the sugar cookie, but you can also use frosting if you want it to be sweeter than icing.

What happens if you use almond flour in cookies?

Almond flour can be substituted for all-purpose flour in almost any recipe. You should read the recipe carefully if you have a nut allergy.  This recipe uses almond flour because it adds a unique flavor to sugar cookies and makes them crunchier!

How Long Will It Take To Prepare?

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Baking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Serving: 12 servings

Is It Safe For Pregnant And Nursing Women?

This cookie recipe is safe for pregnant and nursing women.  However, the butter used in this recipe is high compared to what is normally consumed during pregnancy.  If you think you might be pregnant or nursing and you are concerned about the amount of butter in a recipe, you can reduce it to 1/3 cup or less of butter.

Is Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe Healthy?

Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe is not healthy food but contains no trans fat and minimal saturated fat.

Is This Healthy?

I think it is healthy because all the ingredients are natural and fresh.  The recipe is good for people who want to substitute their normal sugar cookies with healthier alternatives.

Is It Gluten Free?

YES, This recipe has zero gluten (wheat-free).

Sugar Almond Cookie Recipe

Can I Freeze And Store It?

This cookie recipe can be frozen.  To freeze the cookies, place them on a baking sheet, lightly sprayed with nonstick cooking spray or lined with parchment paper, and place them in the freezer.  The cookies will last for up to 6 months in the freezer.

Bottom Line

Sugar Cookies made with almond flour are deliciously crunchy and sweet cookie that is a healthy alternative to traditional sugar cookies.   I guarantee it will be a big hit at the next cookie exchange or family gathering!

I hope you make this recipe and enjoy it. Thank you for reading my post.