Gluten Free Chocolate Mint Cookies

peppermint thumbprint cookies

These chocolate peppermint thumbprint cookies are the perfect holiday cookies to add to your baking list! They are quick and easy to make. Plus, they’re gluten-free, vegan and refined sugar-free. They’re the perfect combination of delicious holiday flavors. I know you’ll love them!

peppermint thumbprint cookies

u003cbru003eGluten Free Chocolate Mint Cookies

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Desserts
Servings 8 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 2 cups Almond flour
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 tsp Cacao powder
  • dash Salt
  • 2 tbsp Almond milk
  • 3 tbsp Honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup Oil (I used olive oil)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

For the top:

  • 1/4 cup Dark chocolate
  • Allergy-friendly candy canes (I use Yum Earth- you can grab them on Amazon here)


  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Refrigerate the batter for 15 minutes. Form into cookies, press flat and use your thumb to create the thumbprint in the middle.
  • Place on baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Once cooled, fill the middle of each cookie with melted chocolate and sprinkle with crushed peppermint. Enjoy!


Calories: 300kcal
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