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gluten-free cashew butter cookie recipe

Gluten-Free Spiced Cashew Butter Cookies

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  • Author: Lily Ernst
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 & 1/2 dozen
  • Category: breakfast, snack
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: American


Simple to make, gluten-free, so good and good for you, Spiced Cashew Butter Cookies.


  • 1 cup natural cashew butter
  • 2/3 cup raw cane sugar (or granulated sugar)
  • 1 large egg (or flax egg, vegan option)
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 tbsp raw hemp seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper, set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the cashew butter and sugar with a rubber spatula.
  3. Stir in the egg and maple syrup.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredient and mix until combined.
  5. Scoop a tablespoon of the mixture and roll into a ball, flatten by hand onto baking sheet. (see picture above)
  6. Bake for 10 minutes or until the edges just start to brown.
  7. Cookies will be soft. Let cool for 10 minutes on baking sheets.


Store in an airtight container for up to 7 days.

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