Thanks to PaleoHacks for today’s holiday recipe round-up. Enjoy, everyone!
It’s the holiday season, and that means it’s time to preheat the oven and bake up a batch of cookies! We’re here to start the festivities with this listicle of 28 grain-free cookie recipes.
From bright and zingy lemon and coconut cookies to a Paleo-friendly take on classic chocolate chip cookies, there are so many deliciously gluten-free options to explore in your kitchen.
If you have dietary restrictions, check out the nut-free recipes, AIP-friendly choices, and the keto-friendly cookies. Each cookie is 100 percent Primal and free of gluten, grains and unhealthy processed sugar. No matter your dietary needs, we’ve got a satisfying cookie just for you!
All you need is 30 minutes from start to finish to whip up these super-easy chocolate chip cookies.
These almond flour beauties studded with chocolate chunks are just begging for a dip in creamy almond milk.
Buttery shortbread cookies get drizzled artfully with melted chocolate, which cools to form a delicate shell.
With just a handful of ingredients, these buttery, almond butter cookies are even easier to whip up than most peanut butter cookies.
Crisp-edged, soft-centered ginger cookies are a must this time of year. Skip the optional sugar roll at the end, or use a Paleo-friendly substitute like coconut sugar.
Zucchini – in cookies?! It helps make the final product extra moist – we promise you won’t even know they’re in there if you blend them into the batter just right.
#7 The Big Man’s World | No-Bake, 3-Ingredient Coconut Cookies
It doesn’t get much easier than a no-bake, three-ingredient recipe. Simply mix shredded coconut, coconut oil, and your sweetener of choice in a bowl, form into cookies, refrigerate, and enjoy!
#8 Food Faith Fitness | Crockpot Paleo Cookies with Chocolate Chips
Did you know you can make cookies in a crockpot? These square cookie bars spend a few hours “baking” up low and slow, leaving you plenty of time to complete your to-do list, run errands, or nap.
Everyone needs a foolproof, super simple cookie recipe in their back pocket. Made with just a handful of ingredients, these cookies taste like chocolate-covered shortbread.
Pecans add seasonal warmth to these ultra-soft cookies. Tip: You can easily make these vegan by subbing in coconut oil for butter and
flax eggs for the eggs!
Crunchy almond butter cookies sandwich a sweet and creamy almond butter filling – what could be better?
These cookies double up on the chocolate, featuring both cocoa powder (opt for
raw cacao powder for even more nutrition) and chocolate chips.
Fluffy, vanilla-flavored cookies get their sweetness from honey and maple syrup for a simple, chewy indulgence.
Would you like a peppermint mocha in cookie form? Reach for these mint double chocolate chip cookies, the perfect holiday-inspired flavor profile.
It’s tricky to find a nut-free Paleo cookie, but these tasty cassava flour-based chocolate chip cookies fit the bill!
We can’t get these lightly sweet, crunchy yet light-as-air meringue cookies out of our minds.
Loaded with warm flavors from walnuts, maple, cloves and cinnamon, these cookies are autumn personified.
These nutty, chocolatey cookies are topped with banana slices – an ideal sweet breakfast on the go.
You just might want to set these Christmas-inspired cranberry cookies out for Santa this year.
Carob chips replace chocolate in this AIP-friendly cookie recipe.
#21 A Saucy Kitchen | Paleo Pumpkin Cookies with Molasses
Pumpkin is the ideal cookie ingredient – it adds tons of flavor, acts as a binder, and adds moisture. This recipe proves it.
These sweet and fluffy cookies are glazed with a pumpkin icing for a treat you’ll crave all year long.
Nutty almond flour cookies are finished with a smooth iced top for an irresistible treat.
There are no actual oats to be found in these batch, but coconut, flaxseed, and raisins do a pretty good job of mimicking the texture and flavors of a real oatmeal cookie.
These zesty and fragrant lemon cookies will melt in your mouth – what more could you ask for?
#26 The Big Man’s World | Flourless Keto Chocolate Cookies
No added sweetener is necessary in these keto-friendly cookies made with chocolate chips and nut butter.
Finally, there’s a way to enjoy classic chocolate chip cookies on the keto diet. Opt for stevia and a Paleo-friendly milk to keep this recipe Paleo, too.
Buttery shortbread cookies are best paired with a warm cup of coffee, hot cocoa or tea.
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