Apple Cinnamon Cookies

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This is a super simple and delicious Apple Cinnamon cookie with coconut and almonds.  I was inspired to make these after all the positive responses I received on the Carrot Cake Cookies so I wanted to make a healthy fruity one too.  You can make these and use them as desserts, or snacks, or whatever else your heart desires.  I also wasn’t happy with just baking these, so I got daring and took some of the mixture and pan fried one of the patties in coconut oil and it was AMAZING so feel free to be daring and serve these up for breakfast sauteed with some 100% Pure maple syrup, People who have never heard the word Paleo will devour these.

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Apple Cinnamon Cookies
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Serves: 15
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 Degrees F
  2. Combine all of your ingredients EXCEPT your eggs in a food processor, pulse it until all the pieces are small but still a little chunky. If your food processor is not large enough to accommodate everything just split it up. I did the almonds first, then the apples.
  3. Combine that mixture with the eggs in a large mixing bowl and mix well
  4. Using your hands, form the mixture into "patties" and place on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet. The size of the "patties" are up to you, or you could make the into bars. I made mine about 2 inches across and got about 15 cookies
  5. Bake until done, around 30 minutes
  6. Enjoy

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  1. Amosannette says:

    Good only wish they were sweet. These aren’t sweet at all and I personally would like them better if they were. Maybe I’ll add honey next time.

  2. How much is a cup?
    What is the carb content per cookie?

    • Dave, you will have to google conversions to know what a cup translates to in measurements. As for calorie content, I don’t measure or track any of that. You can find it by plugging the recipe into or

  3. Made these using coconut sugar and they are by far the best coconut flour cookies I’ve ever had. I’m thinking you should just call them chocolate chip macaroons though. ;)

  4. These came out of the oven a few minutes ago and are almost gone already! I halved the recipe (short on almonds) but since you can’t “half” three eggs I added some raisins so they wouldn’t be too moist. They are delicious and the raisins varied up the texture nicely. Thanks for the recipe!

  5. These are really good. The coconut+cinnamon combo is delicious.

  6. I made this as a loaf and then cut it into slices and then baked for more time like biscotti. (at least 10 minutes per side at 350, I went longer to dry them even more)

  7. Here’s a little tip, if you don’t want to bake up all the batter at once. Scoop balls onto parchment paper lined baking sheet. Then freeze for 30 mins. Then place the balls into a zip lock bag and store in the freezer. Then bake off the cookies as you need them.

  8. Stefani says:

    So after a slight hiatus from eating pure paleo I am back and ready for some treats. these cookies are really Yummy! It’s a nice change from almond-flour based cookies. The bits of chunky pieces of apples and almonds are a nice surprise. I added chopped pecans to mine for a bit more sweetness. Top them with some grass-fed butter..delish!!!

  9. I had these for breakfast warm with some natural yoghurt on the side – it’s not strictly paleo but they’re really good together! Thanks for the recipe :)

  10. Just tried these! Yummy! Love that they are sugar free.

  11. Flourless AND sugarfree? Awesome! I can’t wait to try these! :)

  12. any recommendations for to sub in for the unsweetened coconut flakes? While I have gotten used to the subtle taste of coconut oil – I am not typically a fan of coconut. Mid whole 30 right now and planning to stick fairly paleo after

  13. I don’t have a food processor… can I use almond meal instead of the almonds? (not sure what amount though…) Thanks! :-)

  14. Thats so awesome Wandering Bear, thank you for trying. Macadamia nuts make anything better lol

  15. Wandering Bear says:

    I didn't have quite enough almonds so I threw in a 1/2 c of macadamia nuts…they were tasty! I think I could have cooked them a bit less though. This is my first time trying any of your recipes, and I am excited to try more!

  16. Oh Debby that sounds amazing, I will do that next time I make these :)

  17. Debby Walker says:

    I added dark chocolate mini chips, super good treat

  18. Oh yes you need coconut oil plus cook them a little less, they are really delicate depending on the size. And veggie oil isn't paleo

  19. Mine came out very dry along with the carrot ones. I used veggie oil instead of coconut (forgot to get)

  20. George says:

    Yes almond meal will work, just start with 1 Cup and if its too liquidy just add it by the quarter cup, I am guessing it will end up being around 1.5 cups

  21. Think almond meal would be ok to sub for the almonds? Not sure about the measurements?

  22. Oh yes, I normally just post the originals and then go play with all the variables and those were some of my ideas. Also with cranberries and orange zest, yummy

  23. Made these last night. Yummy! These would be good with raisins or cranberries added. Trying to make "treats" for my 15 year old daughter so she can stay Paleo to get her excema cleared up. She is doing really well and her skin is slowly starting to look better.Love your recipes!

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