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Vegan soft-baked vanilla cookies made with Almond Cow macadamia nut pulp

Vanilla Cookies

Time: 10 minutes active time, 1 hour waiting time, 12 minutes baking time

These soft-baked, pillowy Vanilla Cookies are incredibly simple to make, and are the perfect sweet treat to kick off the New Year! They’re made in just 1 bowl, and use macadamia nut pulp from your Almond Cow.

Servings: Makes 27 cookies


  • ½ cup vegan butter
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour (Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 gluten free baking flour was used for this recipe. Other brands can be used, but results may vary.)
  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup macadamia nut pulp (from macadamia milk)
  • powdered sugar, optional for topping


Step 1

Add the vegan butter, applesauce, sugar, and vanilla to a mixing bowl, and mix.

Step 2

Add arrowroot, baking soda, and salt to the mixture, and mix.

Step 3

Add gluten-free flour, almond flour, and mix again.

Step 4

Add macadamia pulp, and mix.

Step 5

Cover with clear wrap, and transfer to the fridge for at least one hour to firm up.

Step 6

Preheat oven to 350F. When ready, scoop the cookie dough onto a cookie sheet, and bake until golden. This takes approx. 12 minutes.

Step 7

When ready, remove cookies from the oven and allow to cool.

Step 8

Once cooled, decorate with powdered sugar or whatever else you’d like!