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No-Bake Pistachio Orange Cookies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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MMmm! Indulge in this uniquely flavored cookie. We made it no-bake for the summer months, all you have to do is throw them in the freezer and take one out whenever you're craving something sweet!

No-Bake Pistachio Orange Cookies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]




6 cookies


  • 1/2 cup raw blanched almonds, ground finely
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted pistachios, ground finely
  • 1/3 cup GF oat flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2-3/4 tsp orange extract (depending on extract quality)
  • Top with cacao nibs (good addition to balance flavors, but not necessary)


  1. Combine ground almonds, pistachios, oat flour, and salt in a medium bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl combine agave nectar, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and orange extract
  3. Add wet ingredients to dry, combine until a dough forms (you may have to get messy with your hands for this step!)
  4. Tear off a substantial piece of dough, roll into a ball and flatten to make a cookie shape. Repeat until dough is used up.
  5. Alternatively, you could roll out dough with a rolling pin and cut out different shapes with a cookie cutters.
  6. Top with cacao nibs if desired.
  7. Put cookies in freezer and freeze until firm.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 170 | Total Carbs: 10 g | Total Fat: 13 g | Total Protein: 5 g | Total Sodium: 13 mg | Total Sugar: 1 g

Nutrition information does not include optional cacao nibs.





Jaclyn and Jenn Enchin are twin sisters who are the authors of Sketch-Free Vegan Eating, a vegan blog chronicling unique, and innovative recipes. They try their best to use unprocessed, low sugar and gluten-free ingredients so that those following restrictive diets can use their recipes without compromise. Besides cooking up a storm in the kitchen, they are the site moderators of Health Freak Food while also attempting a musical theater career.



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5 comments on “No-Bake Pistachio Orange Cookies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

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4 Years Ago

sub the agave for maple or date syrup and I'm on it!

Piano Baby
6 Years Ago

No-Bake Pistachio Orange Cookies? This is what I have been looking for! To a busy person like me and who is also dieting, this delicious and healthy recipe will surely be an addition to my food regime.

Tabby Bears
6 Years Ago

These looks perfect! I always love no bake cookies for our picnic foods. Easy and simple to prepare. I will surely add this on my picnic food recipe. Thanks.

Rose Gifts
6 Years Ago

The cookies are so good! Thank you for the recipe!

Lisa is Raw on $10 a Day
6 Years Ago

Jenn & Jacklyn, these cookies look fabulous! Wow! I was here reading a friend's AR essay and spotted the cookies on the front page right away. Well done :)


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