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I just finished the 21 Day Sugar Detox and while it was tough I’m glad I done it. I feel better and feel like I have a handle on my carb cravings. The sad thing is I only lost a couple pounds during those 3 weeks. I heard stories from friends that they dropped 10, 12, and even 15 pounds during their detox. It is so frustrating!

Anyways, I still want to bake and my family sweet treats so I thought I would try to make a cookie that was flourless and see how they tasted. I was intrigued by the idea and thought there was no way they would be tasty, but I was wrong. These turned out very good, although too sweet for my newly adjusted tastebuds.

I have seen quite a few recipes for flourless peanut butter recipes and figured it would be the same if I just replaced the peanut butter with almond butter. Almond Butter is an acceptable food on the 21 Day Sugar Detox and want to stay as close to those eating habits as possible.

These cookies are really easy to mix together and bake. You can be pulling your first batch out of the oven in 20 minutes. Be sure to let them cool all the way though before biting into them or else they will fall apart.


5.0 from 5 reviews

Flourless Almond Butter Cookies
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Serves: 6
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Prepare cookie sheet by lining it with parchment paper.
  2. Combine all ingredients. Drop by spoonful on a prepared cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 10-12 minutes
  4. Let cool for a minute and then transfer to wire rack to complete cooling.
  5. These are best eaten the same day they are made.





  1. Posted January 27, 2013 at 9:47 am | Permalink

    These look delicious! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Posted January 27, 2013 at 12:18 pm | Permalink

    These look great! Pinned!

  3. Posted January 27, 2013 at 12:57 pm | Permalink

    I’ve never made flourless cookies before… will have to try this!

  4. Posted January 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm | Permalink

    Sounds great! I’ll have to try it!

  5. Posted January 27, 2013 at 1:35 pm | Permalink

    Almond butter cookies are one of my favorites! These look good!

  6. Posted January 27, 2013 at 1:49 pm | Permalink

    Yum, thanks for sharing!

  7. Carrie
    Posted January 27, 2013 at 4:40 pm | Permalink

    They look amazing!

  8. Posted January 27, 2013 at 5:54 pm | Permalink

    I’m going to have to try this, I love anything almond flavored which is random because I don’t really like almonds!

  9. LadyMichigan
    Posted January 27, 2013 at 7:24 pm | Permalink

    Sorry to be a bit dense but what is almond butter and where do I find it or can I make it.

  10. Posted January 28, 2013 at 8:39 am | Permalink

    Definitely gonna have to try this…can you email me the detox info too? I might want to try it, thanks Deb!

  11. admin
    Posted January 28, 2013 at 11:28 am | Permalink

    Its just like peanut butter, but made out of almonds instead. I find it at Walmart & Meijers right next to the peanut butter. I actually like it more than peanut butter now. It is, however, a little more expensive.

  12. Posted January 28, 2013 at 1:59 pm | Permalink

    These looks really delicious!

  13. LadyMichigan
    Posted January 28, 2013 at 6:04 pm | Permalink

    Thank you will look for it.

  14. Posted January 30, 2013 at 9:27 am | Permalink

    Oh yum! I definitely need to give these a try and I just happen to have almond butter!