Paleo-Friendly Applesauce Cookie Recipe

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Paleo-Friendly Applesauce Cookie Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 28, 2023

Indulge your sweet tooth without feeling guilty with these delicious and healthy paleo-friendly applesauce cookies. Made with wholesome ingredients and free from refined sugars, grains, and dairy, these cookies are perfect for those following a paleo or gluten-free diet. The addition of applesauce adds natural sweetness and moisture, making each bite soft and chewy. Enjoy these cookies as a snack, dessert, or even as a breakfast treat. Get ready to indulge in a guilt-free and satisfying cookie experience!


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup raisins


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted coconut oil, applesauce, maple syrup, and vanilla extract.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until well combined.
  5. Fold in the raisins.
  6. Using a tablespoon, drop scoops of dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Flatten each cookie slightly with the back of a spoon.
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Enjoy the paleo-friendly applesauce cookies as a delicious and guilt-free treat!

Interesting Facts

  • The use of almond flour and coconut flour in this recipe makes it suitable for those following a paleo or gluten-free diet.
  • Applesauce acts as a natural sweetener and adds moisture to the cookies, eliminating the need for refined sugars and dairy.
  • These cookies can be enjoyed any time of the day, from breakfast to dessert.
  • The combination of cinnamon and nutmeg in the recipe enhances the flavors and adds warmth to each bite.