Gluten free carrot cake cookies

    37 min

    Made with ground almonds, carrots, coconut and cinnamon, these decadent gluten free, paleo cookies taste like carrot cake and are quick and easy to make.

    6 people made this

    Serves: 12 

    • cooking spray
    • 60ml maple syrup
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 250g ground almonds
    • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted and cooled
    • 110g grated carrots
    • 45g unsweetened desiccated coconut or coconut flakes

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:10min  ›  Ready in:37min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease a baking tray with cooking spray.
    2. Mix maple syrup, cinnamon, almond extract, bicarbonate of soda and salt together in a bowl with an electric mixer. Add ground almonds 125g at a time, mixing until combined. Mix in coconut oil 1 tablespoon at a time. Fold carrots and coconut into the mixture with a spatula.
    3. Drop 12 portions of the cookie dough onto the baking tray using an ice cream scoop. Flatten gently with the palm of your hand.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, about 12 minutes. Cool on the baking tray, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack.

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    Great Recipe! I can always depend on AllRecipes for my Paleo Recipes! Also, for those that want more paleo recipes, I would check out this website, Cointary . com . It has tons and tons of great recipes just like this one! The prisoner pretends above the prolonged crown.The illogical liquor chews.  -  31 Oct 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I made these cookies for a friend who is allergic to gluten. She LOVED them and wanted the recipe! I tried too... Very good  -  15 Apr 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    My hubby is on a Paleo diet so I made these for him. I'm not on the diet and normally don't care for the "goodies" I make for him. These were very good though and I enjoyed them too. Definitely making these again. Thank you!  -  21 Dec 2016  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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