These Almond Flour Oatmeal Cookies are soft, chewy and EASY to make! Made with just almond flour, oats and a few other pantry staples, nobody will guess these cookies are gluten-free. Add raisins or chocolate chips if you like!

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If you have a bag of almond flour on hand and you’re looking for an easy, tried-and-true cookie recipe, look no further!

This recipe is based on this almond flour chocolate chip cookie recipe (a long-time reader favorite). These cookies are soft and chewy with a yummy oat/almond flavor.

You can add either raisins or chocolate chip (or nothing!) depending on your preference! Next time you need to make gluten-free cookies, make these!

If you like this recipe be sure to check out my Almond Butter Cookies or these Almond Flour Blondies. You also might like these oat flour chocolate chip cookies or these gluten-free oatmeal cream pies!

Blanched Almond Flour vs Almond Meal

When it comes to almond flour there are two different types – blanched almond flour and almond meal. Almond meal is simply made from grinding whole almonds into a flour. Alternatively, blanched almond flour is made from almonds that have been briefly boiled to remove the skins before grinding into a flour. 

As you’d guess removing the skins creates a lighter, more even flour. If you can find blanched almond flour I recommend it for my baking recipes. I always buy the big blue bag from Costco!

Tip: Blanched almond flour will create lighter, more even baked goods than almond meal. 

Ingredients You’ll Need

overhead shot of ingredients set out for almond flour cookies

Once you have a bag of almond flour, you don’t need anything special to make these cookies. Just pantry staples like regular cookies!

  • Almond Flour: Preferably blanched almond flour.
  • Brown Sugar: Coconut sugar will also work great. I prefer the flavor and texture of brown sugar rather than white sugar.
  • Butter: You can substitute vegan butter for dairy-free if needed. Use room temperature for this recipe!
  • Coconut Oil: I promise these won’t taste like coconut! It creates a nice texture. 
  • Oats: Use certified gluten-free oats to keep these cookies 100% gluten-free. I like this brand. I like to use rolled oats but quick oats will also work.
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Baking Soda
  • Salt
  • Chocolate Chips or Raisins: Optional but delicious! You can easily make these cookies almond flour oatmeal raisin cookies by adding raisins. Check out this post on are chocolate chips gluten-free.

You also might like these gluten-free chocolate chip cookies.

How to mix together almond flour cookie dough

How to Make Almond Flour Cookies 

You just need one bowl and 30 minutes to make these cookies! 

  1. In a large mixing bowl, start by mixing together the butter, coconut oil and sugar until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix to combine. 
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients- almond flour, baking soda and salt and mix until a smooth dough forms. 
  4. Add in the oats and chocolate chips or raisins and stir to combine. 
  5. Use a cookie scoop to portion the dough onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Cool cookies on a wire rack. Enjoy!
  6. For best results, store leftover cookies in an airtight container.

Note: I like to make a double batch and store leftover cookie dough balls in a freezer bag or freezer-safe-container.

up close shot of cookies on white plate

These cookies hold together perfectly without any added binders like other gluten-free recipes call for. Nobody will guess they are gluten-free!

Be sure to check out all my Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes for more ideas.

More Gluten-Free Recipes

I hope you love these delicious cookies as much as we do. If you do leave me a comment/rating below – I’d love to hear from you! 

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5 from 15 votes

Almond Flour Oatmeal Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
refrigerate 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 18 servings
These almond flour oatmeal cookies are soft, chewy and EASY to make! Add raisins or chocolate chips if you like – nobody will guess these are gluten-free.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups almond flour
  • 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips or raisins
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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter, coconut oil, and brown sugar. Add the vanilla and eggs, mixing until incorporated.
  • Mix in the baking soda and salt. Add the almond flour, 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in the oats and chocolate chips or raisins.
  • Form the dough into tablespoon rounds and place on the lined baking sheet about 3 inches apart. Bake for 11-13 minutes, or until golden brown around edges. Cool and enjoy! These cookies are best enjoyed the day they are baked.


You can refrigerate the dough prior to baking for 30 minutes to prevent the cookies from spreading too much if needed. 
Here are some notes about the ingredients/substitutions:
  • Almond Flour: Preferably blanched almond flour
  • Brown Sugar: Coconut sugar will also work great.
  • Butter: You can substitute vegan butter for dairy-free if needed.
  • Coconut Oil: I promise these won’t taste like coconut! It creates a nice texture. 
  • Oats: Use certified gluten-free oats to keep these cookies 100% gluten-free. I like this brand.


Calories: 236.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.06g | Protein: 5.23g | Fat: 18.14g | Saturated Fat: 6.71g | Cholesterol: 31.74mg | Sodium: 149.82mg | Potassium: 35.23mg | Fiber: 2.43g | Sugar: 9.64g | Vitamin A: 183.98IU | Calcium: 53.4mg | Iron: 1.05mg

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Hi, I'm Erin!

BS Food Science,

MS Nutrition

I believe you can make amazing, gluten-free food with everyday ingredients that everyone will enjoy. I'm here to share my tried-and-true recipes with you!

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  1. 5 stars
    Absolutely perfect recipe. Followed it to a tee and they were amazing. The only thing I found is that they don’t spread much so I flattened slightly and that worked well.
    I usually make the straight almond flour choc chip cookies of yours but these are my new favourite the crunch of the oats is amazing! Thank you!!

  2. 5 stars
    These cookies are the bomb! Even my grandbabies love them! They are so yummy the entire batch disappeared before the evening was up. Thank you! Best Almond oatmeal cookies EVER! XO

    1. 5 stars
      Hi Erin. Fats and processed sugar are out for me so I substituted butter for 1/2 cup applesauce, coconut oil for 1/4 cup plain yogurt, and B. Sugar for 1/2 cup maple syrup. All other ingredients I used and added walnuts and unsweetened coconut. They turned out moist and chewy and yielded 30 cookies at 350° for 20 minutes. They keep beautifully in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
      Thank you for a wonderful recipe to use as my base.

  3. 5 stars
    I have been baking gluten free cookies for my daughter in law and my granddaughter for 6 years and have found this recipe to be be the most beloved by everyone.. A big hit with everyone!!!

  4. I made these tonight. The cookies remained round so I had to smash in order to cook evenly. I think next time I’ll add more brown sugar. So many of the comments sound like we’re discussing two different recipes. A little confusing. Otherwise, their very good.

  5. 5 stars
    So Yummy!!!!
    Beautiful shape.
    Favorite almond flour cookie I’ve ever had.
    I added a touch of cinnamon nutmeg and cloves also….
    So good!!!

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