Medjool Dates & Pistachio Gluten-Free Cookies

Gluten, Dairy & Refined Sugar Free!

Cookie lovers plus healthy food buffs, you are in luck! This cookie is the perfect guilt free option for anytime of the day. This recipe makes 30-34 cookies; therefore, it’s the perfect dough to freeze or for gift giving! I did both and had plenty to eat throughout the week as a much needed snack during the crazy work day. Plus, this cookie is filled with heart healthy ingredients which is much needed after a stressful and anxious year we endured and continue to endure. Sit back, relax and eat up! Plus, pass this out as a thank you or a much needed hello after not seeing someone for while.

Heart Healthy Fun Facts:

  • Pistachios: Helps control sugar levels with those in diabetes and decrease levels of bad cholesterol.
  • Medjool Dates: They also reduce bad cholesterol that keeps fatty deposits from building up in your arteries. Thanks dates and pistachios!
Golden Brown on the Bottom is what you are looking for!
Date & Pistachio Almond Cookies
Prep Time
20 mins
Author: Jenni & Stitch
Dry Ingredients
  • 3 Cups Almond Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
Wet Ingredients
  • 1 Cup Coconut Oil
  • 1 Cup Coconut Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Almond Extract
Mix Ins
  • 6-8 Medjool Dates Pitted
  • 1/3 Cup Pistachios w/o shells
  1. Cream the coconut oil and sugar on low speed for a few minutes.

  2. Add eggs and almond extract and continue to cream on low speed for an additional couple of minutes.

  3. Mix all dry ingredients together and slowly add to the mixer in about three to four separate batches. Once it is all incorporated, then stop mixer.

  4. Chop the dates and pistachios into smaller pieces. And then add them to mix and gently fold them into the cookie dough.

  5. Use your cookie scoop or spoon to spoon on parchment or reusable baking sheet. Don't forget to add a pinch of salt to each cookie before it bakes!

  6. Bake 350 degrees for approximately 12-16 minutes. Mine took at least 14 minutes.

  7. You want a golden brown bottom and golden brown on top to make sure you get the perfect almond flour cookie texture!