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Vegan Sugar Cookies with Cinnamon & Almond Flour

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This super easy vegan sugar cookie recipe is gluten-free and vegan, using almond flour and cinnamon. They'll wow your whole family this holiday season.

Fa la la la la la la la la! ‘Tis the season and I’m in full-blown holiday mode. I wasn’t ever a huge Christmas person because my family didn’t really have any of our own traditions growing up. Being with Andrew has really opened my eyes to the holiday season, and we even got a Christmas tree this year! I guess I’m feeling the holiday cheer this year, and with the holiday season comes the yummy Christmas cookies like this vegan cinnamon cookie recipe.

Close-up of vegan sugar cookie recipe with a bite taken out of the cookie.

Why you’ll love this Vegan Sugar Cookie recipe:

I mean, vegan cinnamon cookies just sound delicious, and I’m sure you don’t need too much convincing, but here are a couple of reasons why you’ll love these yummy baked goods:

  • They’re easy
  • They’re fast
  • They can be made in large batches
  • They’re delicious, festive and versatile (great base for other almond cookies)

Bag of Bob's Red Mill Almond Flour with cinnamon sugar cookies scattered in front of bag on table.

Close-up for Vegan Sugar Cookies.

Christmas with Bob

I made this Vegan Sugar Cookie Recipe with my friends at Bob’s Red Mill, they have excellent quality flour that I find really compliments any baked goods. Never underestimate the value of a good quality flour when baking, it seriously makes all the difference! Bob’s Red Mill has different flours that suit everyone’s dietary restrictions. With so many people these days having complicated allergies and restrictions, it can feel next to impossible to bake holiday cookies for your family, but Bob’s has flours that are stone-ground, whole grain, organic, gluten-free, paleo, and vegan. They are perfect for holiday baking, especially these delicious vegan cinnamon cookies.

Bowl of almond flour ready to pour into Vegan Sugar Cookie Recipe.

I used Bob’s Almond Flour that is made with California-grown almonds, is gluten-free, and not only is it great for baking, but it can be used anywhere in the kitchen like bread crumbs in “meat” balls, or as a coating for meat, veggies, or whatever floats your boat! Almonds are notorious for being incredibly healthy and provide a good amount of manganese and vitamin e, as well as a healthy serving of monounsaturated fats. They are also a great boost of protein and are low in carbs. Using almond flour in your baking can be a healthy alternative to regular flour, with so many added benefits!

This vegan almond flour cookie recipe is incredibly easy. It only takes a few ingredients, and you’ll be able to wow your family and friends with a special treat. One of the best parts about any holiday is bringing your family together, fun gatherings with friends and loved ones, and connecting over delicious food and tasty treats. We all are a little guilty about indulging a little too much this time of year, but hey, it’s worth it!

Have no fear with trying to find and make a holiday cookie that is good for all those crazy dietary restrictions in your family, these vegan almond flour cookies are not only gluten-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, vegan, paleo, the list goes on, but they also taste so damn good no one will know! Plus, baking that only requires six ingredients is my kind of baking when you are jam-packed busy during the holiday season.


Other sweet recipes you’ll love:

Happy holidays and if you’re looking for other holiday treats to whip up, check out some of these recipes:

Want even more amazing cookies? Check out my recipes for the best chewy Sunbutter Cookies and my ever popular Double Chocolate Vegan Protein Cookies.

Close-up of Vegan Sugar Cookie Recipe with a bite taken out of the cookie.

Vegan Sugar Cookies with Cinnamon & Almond Flour

5 from 15 votes
This super easy vegan sugar cookie recipe is gluten-free and vegan, using almond flour and cinnamon. They'll wow your whole family this holiday season.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Sweet Treats
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 13


Cinnamon Sugar Coating:

  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
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  • Preheat oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium-sized bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and salt. Whisk till there are no clumps.  Add your warm water and stir till everything is combined.  I used a wooden spoon to do this.
  • Into a small bowl combine your cinnamon and sugar and stir till combined.
  • Roll into balls using a cooking scoop or around 1 1/2 tbsp.  Dip into the cinnamon sugar, coat well and place onto a baking sheet.  Place balls in the fridge and cool for around 30 minutes before baking at 350F for 15 minutes or until just lightly golden.
  • Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes and then cool completely on a cooling rack.


Cookies will last up to 1 week in a tight-sealed container at room temperature.
Review This Recipe Let us know how it was!
Rachel Antony

Super easy to make and delicious! They usually all get eaten right off the pan!

Maria Koutsogiannis

YESSSS, Rachel! This makes me so happy!


Hi! Question – the ingredients indicate Baking Powder, but the instructions say Baking Soda. Which one should be used? Looking forward to trying these!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Baking Powder! Let us know how they go, love! Thanks!

Heather Nebel

Just to clarify, is it baking soda or baking powder? The ingredients say baking powder but the directions say baking soda.

Maria Koutsogiannis

Hey Heather, sorry that was a small error. It’s Baking Powder. Thanks, please let us know how they go!

Jessica Cubito

5 stars
Loved these cookies and so did everyone I shared them with! They were super easy and I love that they are made of minimal ingredients. Definitely making again and will be one of my go to cookie recipes for gatherings.

Maria Koutsogiannis

YESSS!! This makes me so happy. Aren’t they just the easier ever?

Josephine Junas-Grant

5 stars
So so easy! So so tasty! I will definitely be making these again

Maria Koutsogiannis

YESS!! I am so glad you loved these!

Kayla Heddle

5 stars
I love how easy these were to make! A perfect recipe to make with my kiddos! Yum

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much, Kayla!!! These are such a favourite!

Rachel Gordon

5 stars
Delicious! Fun! Easy! Cookies that I made with my six year old tonight. Perfect special baking fun that can happen even on a school night. Yum, yum!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much for the love, Rachel! These are so fun to make!


5 stars
What I love most about this recipe, is that it’s adaptable to whatever you have on hand.
I only had 1/2 a cup of almond flour at home, so I filled the rest of that measurement with spelt flour. I didn’t have brown sugar but I had coconut sugar. They STILL turned out perfect (although I did need to add about 1/4 a cup more liquid).
Easy, breezy, beautiful: Maria.

Maria Koutsogiannis

YESSS!! thanks for the notes, Lisa! Great to know and I know everyone will enjoy it. You needed more water because the spelt flour consumes water differently than almond but this is seriously great to know!

Issy Evans

5 stars
Loved these little beauties. I used coconut sugar in the cookies and white on the outside. The taste and texture are perfect. Next time I’m doubling the recipe as these are delicious 👌😋

Maria Koutsogiannis

YESSSS my man and I ate our in like 1 . 738 days lol

Issy Evans

I love it when a recipe pops up and you actually have all the ingredients in the house. Batch currently chilling in the fridge ready to bake. 😋

Maria Koutsogiannis

Hey babe!!! Yes, this is amazing, let me know how this goes!!!!!!

Karen Campbell

5 stars
I am always looking for simple (easy) recipes that taste good, this one fits that amazingly! They didn’t last long – round 2 today! 😊

Maria Koutsogiannis

YESSS!!!! This makes me so happy, thanks so much for the love Karen! They’re a favourite of ours!

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