Vegan Almond Cookies

Sweet and bursting with the flavor of almonds, these cookies are a classic complement to your favorite Chinese meal, or any meal!

Makes: 42 cookiesHands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Makes: 42 cookies

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup vegan margarine, softened
  • ¼ cup vegetable shortening, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • Egg replacement equal to 1 egg
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • 4 Tbsp. sliced almonds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, combine margarine, shortening, and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer. Stir in egg replacement and almond extract.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, almond meal, and baking powder. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 2–3 hours.
  • Form the chilled dough into ¾" balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet about 2" apart. Flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass. Press 5 toasted almond slices into the top of each cookie forming a circle. Bake at 350°F for 11–13 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 3 minutes on cookie sheet before placing on wire rack. Cool completely.

Recipe Information

Makes: 42 cookies

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup vegan margarine, softened
  • ¼ cup vegetable shortening, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • Egg replacement equal to 1 egg
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • 4 Tbsp. sliced almonds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, combine margarine, shortening, and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer. Stir in egg replacement and almond extract.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, almond meal, and baking powder. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 2–3 hours.
  • Form the chilled dough into ¾" balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet about 2" apart. Flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass. Press 5 toasted almond slices into the top of each cookie forming a circle. Bake at 350°F for 11–13 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 3 minutes on cookie sheet before placing on wire rack. Cool completely.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories70
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium15mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars4g
Protein1g