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Almond Cookies

Today is already the second Sunday in Advent. It’s such a pity how fast the pre-Christmas time passes by. And at the same time you are so busy and stressed that you can hardly enjoy the holiday season. But no matter how busy life is, you should definitely take some time to bake these tasty and healthy almond cookies. 🙂

As I mentioned last week, I want to show you some ideas for healthy or at least healthier cookies this holiday season. According to the principle balance is the key, you can enjoy your Christmas time with a mix of the old classics and some new healthy cookies. And since we already had some chocolate hazelnut cookies last week, today I want to show you a really easy and quick cookie recipe.

quick and healthy almond cookieis

For this recipe you will need barely twenty minutes. You don’t have to chill the dough, cut it out or decorate the cookies. So there’s nearly no quicker and easier way to bake cookies than that. All you need are oats, ground almonds and egg white.You can also choose whether you want to use erythritol or stevia as sweetener. I know that some people don’t tolerate one or the other, but this recipe works with both alternatives. I also use a little bit of bitter almond flavor, which gives the cookies a great marzipan flavor.

I hope you like the recipe and try it out! As always, I look forward to your feedback in the comments or some pictures of your creations on Instagram. Have a nice day and see you at the next recipe. 🙂

Mandel Wölkchen

Almond Cookies

healthy almond cookies – a simple recipe for some christmas baking
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 30 pieces


  • 50 g oat flour
  • 60 g ground almonds
  • 5 g baking powder
  • 50 g erythritol or stevia
  • 100 ml egg white
  • some dashes of bitter almond flavor
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • some nut kernels or sliced almonds for decoration as desired


  • Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Beat the egg whites with the bitter almond flavor until stiff and carefully fold into the dry ingredients.
  • Form the dough into small cookies (20 pieces) with a tablespoon or cookie scoop on a baking tray lined with baking paper. If desired, add a nut kernel or a few almond slices in the middle.
  • Bake the cookies for about 10 minutes at 180 degrees convection in a preheated oven, let them cool down and sprinkle with powdered erythritol or something similar.


nutritional values per piece:
  • calories: 30 kcal
  • fat: 1,8 g
  • carbohydrates: 1.6 g
  • protein: 1.5 g
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