5 Ingredient Almond Butter Cookie Recipe - This simple and easy recipe is sure to satisfy even the most dedicated health nuts!

5 Ingredient Almond Butter Cookie Recipe

Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth without having to put in too much effort? I get it. When it comes to cooking, sometimes we don’t have enough energy or the focus to follow a recipe that has an ingredient list longer than what we count on our hands. This 5 Ingredient Almond Butter Cookie recipe is a scrumptious option for those of you on a time-crunch.  With easy to follow instructions and only 5 ingredients, this recipe will satisfy even the most passionate of health-nuts.

This 5 Ingredient Almond Butter Cookie recipe will both bring your health-conscious and gluten-free friends joy and leave you room to be creative. On the off chance you are full of energy in the kitchen (hey, sometimes it happens!), this recipe has a lot of potential to be spiced up. For instance, there is room for a wide variety of add-ins! I have tried this recipe with chocolate chips and raisins and both were amazing. I encourage you to get creative with this versatile recipe if you so desire!

5 Ingredient Almond Butter Cookie Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Total Time24 mins
Course: dessert
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free
Servings: 6 cookies


  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Combine all ingredientsi n a medium bowl and mix until well-combined
  • On parchment lined baking sheet, place tablespoon sized balls of cookie dough on the sheet (pressing down to give them a cookie shape).
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes
  • Store cookies in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week
  • Enjoy


Feel free to cut the sugar usage in half. 1/4 a cup is a great option, especially if you plan on eating these for a snack.
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