Indulge your sweet tooth with these irresistibly delicious 4-ingredient almond butter cookies. With just a handful of simple ingredients, this recipe transforms basic pantry staples into heavenly bites of soft, chewy goodness. The velvety richness of almond butter takes center stage, perfectly complemented by the subtle sweetness of sugar and the aromatic essence of vanilla. In a few easy steps, you'll be on your way to creating these delectable treats that boast a delightful golden hue and a texture that's both soft and delicate.
Why this almond butter cookies recipe is perfect for Passover
Passover is a time for family and friends to gather around the table and enjoy traditional Jewish dishes. But why not also surprise them with something sweet? Almond butter cookies are perfect for Passover because they're flourless, so they don't contain any of the grains that are forbidden during this holiday.
What's more, almond butter is perfectly acceptable to eat during Passover, so these cookies can easily be added to your dinner menu. Not only that, but almond butter is a great source of protein and contains healthy fats.
Making almond butter cookies is so easy - it's the perfect recipe to bake with your children! It keeps them entertained, all the while teaching them about the traditions of Passover. They could be putting the cookies together while you finished topping off your flourless chocolate cake with ganache.
The best part is that these almond butter cookies are as delicious as they look!
Tips for making the best almond butter cookies
Here are some of the best tips for making these parve treats for dessert:
Use high-quality almond butter
The key to making the best almond butter cookies is to use high-quality almond butter. Make sure you buy one with no added sugars or oils and look for one that has been naturally processed and uses only almonds.
Almond Butter Consistency
Make sure your almond butter is well-stirred and has a smooth consistency. Natural almond butter tends to separate, so give it a good stir before measuring.
Let your ingredients come to room temperature
To get the most consistent results, it's important that your egg, almond butter, and sugar all come to room temperature before you start baking.
Choose the right type of sugar
Experiment with different sugar options based on your preference. You can use white sugar, brown sugar, or a combination of both. Adjust the quantity to your desired level of sweetness.
The vanilla extract adds a delightful aroma to the cookies. Consider using pure vanilla extract for a more robust flavor. You can also experiment with almond extract for an extra layer of almond flavor.
Keep a close eye on the cookies while baking. The recommended time is 10 minutes, but ovens can vary. Bake until the edges are lightly golden. The cookies will continue to set as they cool, so resist the temptation to overbake them.
Allow for proper cooling time
Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack. They will be delicate when fresh out of the oven but will firm up as they cool.
Feel free to add extras like chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or dried fruit for added texture and flavor. Keep in mind that these additions will alter the simplicity of the 4-ingredient recipe.
Store the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for a few days. If you want to keep them longer, consider freezing the baked cookies and thawing them as needed.
Here are some questions people often ask about how to make these almond butter flourless cookies for Passover.
Yes, you can use any type of almond butter, but keep in mind that the consistency and flavor may vary. Natural almond butter may result in a slightly different texture compared to processed varieties. Ensure the almond butter is well-stirred before measuring.
Absolutely! You can experiment with alternative sweeteners like coconut sugar, maple syrup, or honey. Keep in mind that different sweeteners may alter the texture and flavor of the cookies.
Yes, you can try using egg substitutes like applesauce, mashed banana, or a flaxseed/water mixture. Keep in mind that the texture and flavor may be affected, so it's recommended to experiment and adjust based on your preferences.
If you find that your cookies spread too much, try chilling the dough in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before baking. This can help maintain a thicker cookie shape. Additionally, using parchment paper or a silicone baking mat on the baking sheet can prevent sticking and promote even baking.
Yes, you can adjust the quantities to suit your needs. Keep the ratios consistent, and you can easily double or halve the recipe. Adjust baking time accordingly, especially if you're making larger or smaller cookies.
This specific recipe relies on almond butter for both flavor and texture. Substituting almond flour would likely result in a different outcome. If you're looking for almond flour-based cookies, check out my other cookie recipes designed for that ingredient.
More Passover recipes to try:
Want to try a few more Passover recipes at home? Check out some of these delicious treats:
- Gluten-Free Carrot Cake
- Passover Apple Crumble
- Marble Cheesecake Brownies
- Passover Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Gluten-Free Parve Pistachio Cake
Make these gluten-free almond butter cookies today!
If you're trying to satisfy your sweet tooth without spending all afternoon in the kitchen, almond butter cookies are just what you need! These flourless treats are made with just four simple ingredients: almond butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract. Ready to eat in less than fifteen minutes, these yummy cookies will be sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. So whip up a batch of almond butter cookies today and enjoy the deliciousness! These almond butter cookies are not only quick to make but are sure to become a cherished favorite for any occasion.
So grab your ingredients, preheat that oven, and enjoy!
4-Ingredient Almond Butter Cookies (Passover)
- 1 cup almond butter
- ¼ cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Preheat your oven to 350°F/180°C.
- Combine the ingredients until you create a soft, delectable cookie dough.
- Bake them in your oven for 10 minutes to achieve that perfect golden hue.
- Allow the cookies some time to cool after they are done baking—they will be super soft and delicate when fresh out of the oven.
- Serve and enjoy!