A stack of three gluten free almond butter cookies with dark chocolate chips.

Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies

These chocolate chip almond butter cookies are soft and chewy with a delicious hint of cinnamon. They're naturally gluten free and are a healthy cookie recipe that everyone will love.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 20 cookies
Author Fiona Dowling


  • 1 cup almond butter , well stirred
  • 2/3 cup palm sugar
  • 1 large egg , or 1 tablespoon flax seed mixed with 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips ,or cocoa nibs


  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. 
  • Line cookie sheets. 
  • In a medium bowl stir together the almond butter, palm sugar, egg and vanilla. 
  • Stir in the baking soda and cinnamon. Then stir in the chocolate chips. 
  • Form into balls about 1 to 1.5 tablespoons in size. Place 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets and flatten slightly. 
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes. Optionally, sprinkle the tops with a little coarse salt.