Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

These cookies are completely grain free and thus gluten free. You can make them dairy free, too, using non hydrogenated margarine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Cream together softened butter and sugar.
  3. Add egg yolk, mix until smooth and creamy.
  4. Add flour and finely ground almonds (almond meal), knead until soft dough forms.
  5. Roll balls a little smaller than walnuts but bigger than hazelnuts, place on cookie sheet and flatten.
  6. Bake at 300° 12-18 minutes (my oven did it in 15 minutes, but my friend's needed 20, so watch carefully the first time you make these!).
  7. Let cool on a wire rack.
Most Helpful

I will call these Indian Dream! These cookies with cardamom remember me the smell of the Indian sweets. They are really very easy to prepare ande fast done.
I would'nt renouce to the cardamom, but I can imagine that other spices would be very nice too.
Thanks a lot! for This glutenfreee recipe!

awalde December 09, 2011