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Chocolate Almond Cookies With Fudgy Frosting [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These vegan, chocolatey cookies are delicious and nutritious and anyone can make them because they don't require any special or great skills.

Chocolate Almond Cookies With Fudgy Frosting [Vegan, Gluten-Free]


For the Cookies:

  • 1 cup almond pulp (or 1 1/2 cups almonds)
  • 1 1/2 cups Medjool dates
  • 1 heaping tablespoon maca powder
  • 2 heaping tablespoons cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of Himalayan pink salt

For the Frosting:

  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut nectar


To Make the Cookies:

  1. Throw all the ingredients in your food processor and process until it all sticks together.
  2. Form into balls and press into cookies on a baking or dehydrator sheet.
  3. Dehydrate for 2-4 hours, or “bake” at the lowest temperature in your oven, until they hold together. Alternatively, you can leave them as is and put them in the refrigerator.

To Make the Frosting:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together until smooth.
  2. Frost your cookies.

Nutrional Information

Total Calories: 3397 | Total Carbs: 403 g | Total Fat: 155 g | Total Protein: 69 g | Total Sodium: 329 g | Total Sugar: 329 g





Hey! I'm Emily. On my blog – This Rawsome Vegan Life – I share my own recipes, photos and experiences living plant-based. I believe food is love, love is happiness, and happiness depends on health. I am proud to be vegan; each day is a new adventure and I always feel wonderful about how I’m affecting the planet. EAT PLANTS. LIVE LONG. BE HAPPY.



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6 comments on “Chocolate Almond Cookies With Fudgy Frosting [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

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21 Days ago

Should this almond pulp be wet or dry?

Fernando Domeniconi
2 Years Ago

What can I use instead of coconut oil in this (and other) recipes?

Sophia Jumatate
3 Years Ago


Juliska Rado
3 Years Ago

Danica Chenery you should make these. !

Krysta Kay Aslin
3 Years Ago

Randy N Jessica Morales this is a great page to get great vegan recipes. They give facts and myths about vegans and their food. Animal rights activist, etc...I have been following then for a while and learned a lot. Great recipes! Thought you might want to look into it.

Đỗ Ngọc Ain
3 Years Ago

If people get more intellectual, things will be more simple and life will be easier.

Heidi Steffen
3 Years Ago

Rudy ....dad wants you to make these lol ;)

3 Years Ago

These look so incredible good One Green Planet :)


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