Tuesday, July 30, 2019

How to Make Almond Flour Cookies

Almond Flour Cookies

You’re probably aware of the growing popularity of almond flour. This healthy flour has become a go-to option for many people, including those that follow a low carb or a gluten-free diet. But regardless of dietary needs, everybody can benefit from the delicious taste and texture of almond flour.

White flour is the traditional flour choice when baking, but it’s very simple to substitute almond flour in its place to create a delicious treat. See how easy it is, with our almond flour cookie recipe.


Blanched Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:


Directions:

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 375 degrees. 

  2. Mix softened butter, sugar, brown sugar, and egg together until blended. 

  3. Add vanilla, salt, baking soda, and then almond flour. Mix in chocolate chips.

  4. Spoon the dough onto a greased baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes until the tops of the cookies are golden brown. 

  5. Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving warm. 


Substituting with Almond Flour

If you love this recipe, then you should know that you can also substitute almond flour in all of your other white flour recipes. It’s really simple because almond flour can be substituted at a 1:1 ratio. It’s just too easy not to give it a try!


Benefits of Almond Flour

Not only does almond flour have fewer carbs, but it also yields a slightly nutty taste that adds to many recipes. It includes minerals and nutrients that can help the body, and it allows bakers to create a fluffy, light texture that other flours can’t manage. So this flour is delicious, versatile, and healthy! You’ll also appreciate that it’s very easy to purchase, as it’s available at most grocery stores.