5 from 2 votes
low-sugar cookie recipe
Almond Cookie Recipe with Cranberry Jam
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

These low-sugar delicious tasting "jam dot" cookies are a terrific way to get a little bit of sweet in your life without a ton of sugar.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: California
Servings: 20 cookies
Calories: 169 kcal
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour*
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground orange zest
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup dark amber maple syrup
  • pinch fine sea salt
  • 1/2 cup jam
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In the bowl of a food processor, grind almonds and rolled oats together into a fine meal. Put in a bowl and add whole wheat pastry flour, cinnamon, and orange zest.

  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk together coconut oil, maple syrup, and salt. Add to dry ingredients and stir to combine.

  4. Roll into 1 1/2" balls. Place on baking sheet and press down with thumb. Fill indentation with jam and  and bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown on the bottom.

Recipe Notes

*Leave out wheat flour altogether if you like, and increase the quantities of almonds to 1 1/2 cups and oats to 1 1/2 cups.