Coconut flour is often cited as the replacement flour of choice for many Paleo recipes, but almond flour is a worthy contender, as well. These delicious almond flour recipes prove it!
Loaded with vitamin E, magnesium and heart-healthy omega-3s, almond flour adds a nutty taste to baked goods and savory dishes alike.
Whether you prefer the store-bought kind or decide to grind up your own, the possibilities with almond flour may surprise you. Check out these 41 almond flour recipes from our own kitchen and our network of Paleo-friendly bloggers to see the possibilities, from freshly baked pies and cookies to spicy chicken and burgers!
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Almond Flour Pear Cranberry Crumble
Taste the flavors of fall with this cinnamon-spiced, autumnal fruit crumble.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Almond Flour Pear Cranberry Crumble
Save your overripe bananas from self-destruction with this almond flour recipe. Studded with walnuts or chocolate chips, this airy bread is a winner.
Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Banana Bread
Best-Ever Fresh Peach Cobbler
In this classic recipe, a sweet late-summer stone fruit pairs up with almond flour to help you ease into that cooler autumn weather.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Best-Ever Fresh Peach Cobbler
Homemade Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Have you missed the sweet, nostalgic comfort of a bowl of cereal on a Saturday morning? Bring that back with this almond flour-based, Paleo-friendly cereal.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Homemade Cinnamon Toast Crunch
Almond Flour Pancakes
These light and nutty pancakes are topped with a drizzle of pomegranate syrup for ultimate weekend decadence.
Recipe: The Roasted Root | Almond Flour Pancakes
Who doesn’t love a sticky cinnamon roll straight from the oven? These cinnamon-flecked treats are glazed with a coconut-honey blend.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Cinnamon Rolls
Almond Flour Naan
Create your own Indian bread with this quick and easy three-ingredient recipe. Use it to sop up the sauces of your favorite Paleo Indian meals, or get creative and make turnovers, samosas or even empanadas with them!
Recipe: My Heart Beets | Almond Flour Naan
Almond Flour Waffles
Fire up your waffle maker and pour in this Paleo-friendly, gluten-free batter sweetened with honey, vanilla and cinnamon.
Recipe: Garden Therapy | Almond Flour Waffles
No-Bake Energy Bars
Need to add some vitality to your day? These no-bake bars are filled with seeds, nuts, bananas and lots of melted dark chocolate to help keep you going.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | No-Bake Energy Bars
Pumpkin Spice Bread
Pumpkin spice season is here, and this autumn bread packs a spicy punch! Want something a little less basic? Try the variations for pumpkin walnut or pecan loaf.
Recipe: The Barefoot Cook | Pumpkin Spice Bread
Almond Flour Peppermint Mocha Donuts
Capture the holiday season with this sweet and minty donut, packed with luscious dark chocolate and raw cacao powder.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Almond Flour Peppermint Mocha Donuts
Gingerbread Donut Holes with Almond Flour
Yes, you can enjoy donut holes on the Paleo diet! Made with sweet potato purée, almond flour, and warming spices like ginger and nutmeg, these tender donut holes will melt in your mouth.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Gingerbread Donut Holes with Almond Flour
Almond Flour Brownies
Treat yourself to lunch dessert with this chewy, chocolatey brownie developed by a grain-free blogger.
Recipe: Grain-Free Foodie | Almond Flour Brownies
Baked Zucchini Crisps
These golden-fried zucchini crisps will put regular fries to shame. As an added bonus, this blogger says the almond flour version passed the taste test against the plain breadcrumb-coated ones!
Recipe: The Iron You | Baked Zucchini Crisps
Crispy butterflied chicken breasts, served with zucchini ribbons and topped with blistered San Marzano tomatoes, might be your new go-to recipe for Italian night.
Recipe: Fed and Fit | Chicken Parmesan
Fluffy Almond Flour Vanilla Sheet Cake
Here’s the perfect, healthier cake to serve up to guests. Birthday party, anyone?
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Fluffy Almond Flour Vanilla Sheet Cake
Chocolate Avocado Blueberry Muffins
Need an antioxidant boost? These muffins are packed with them, thanks to the blueberries, raw cacao, and dark chocolate.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chocolate Avocado Blueberry Muffins
Almond Flour Pie Crust
Get ready for pumpkin pie season with this Paleo-friendly pie recipe, which supplements almond flour with tapioca flour, an egg, and just a little palm shortening. There’s a coconut flour pie crust version you can try, too.
Recipe: Everyday Maven | Almond Flour Pie Crust
These fluffy cakes – or cupcakes – use a mixture of almond and coconut flours to achieve the perfect texture. Just make sure you use the vegan recipe for the cream cheese frosting!
Recipe: Texan Erin | Carrot Cake
Sweet and Sour Pineapple Meatballs
These classic appetizers, with almond flour mixed into the beef, are slow-cooked in a Crock-Pot for six hours to achieve maximum tenderness.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Sweet and Sour Pineapple Meatballs
Miss the snack-y goodness of Wheat Thins? Bake your own Paleo version with this super easy recipe containing only almond flour, an egg white, garlic and onion powders and a little salt.
Recipe: Healthy Living How-to | Almond Thins
Chocolate Almond Braid
This chocolate almond braid is so good, it could be sold in your local coffee shop’s pastry case.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chocolate Almond Braid
Dreamy Paleo Salted Caramel Brownies
Simple flecks of sea salt rest atop a bed of ooey-gooey caramel, all on top of an almond flour-based brownie. It’s all Paleo-friendly, too!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Dreamy Paleo Salted Caramel Brownies
Fluffy Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
Poppy seeds add flavor and texture to this zingy, fluffy lemon bread.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Fluffy Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
Apple Fritter Bites Drizzled in Coconut Butter
Who doesn’t love apple fritters? This healthier version divides the Paleo-friendly treat into bites for better portion control, and opts for rich coconut butter over a sugary glaze.
Recipe: Eat Live Grow Paleo | Apple Fritter Bites Drizzled in Coconut Butter
Paleo French Toast
This egg-free French toast is dipped in an almond milk batter, grilled in coconut oil and topped with bananas and blueberries. What better way to start your weekend?
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo French Toast
‘Everything Bagel’ Cauliflower Rolls
Tantalize your taste buds with these warm rolls topped with the seasonings from everyone’s bagel of choice: sesame seeds, poppy seeds, garlic and onion.
Recipe: Lexi’s Clean Kitchen | Everything Bagel’ Cauliflower Rolls
Summon your inner child with these lunch-worthy nuggets! This six-ingredient recipe guides you through dredging chicken strips in seasoned almond flour and baking them until crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chicken Fingers
Almond Flour Pizza Crust
When it comes to Paleo-friendly flours that bake the perfect pizza crust, almond is king. Roll up this easy recipe to create your favorite healthy pie. Need some ideas? Use this recipe for mushroom sausage artichoke toppings.
Recipe: My Natural Family | Almond Flour Pizza Crust
Chocolate Zucchini Bread
What’s better than zucchini bread? Chocolate zucchini bread, of course! This easy recipe will give you a great excuse to stock up on the veggie that, for some reason, people are always trying to pawn off on you.
Recipe: Elena’s Pantry | Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Dark Chocolate Cake
Bust out the springboard pans, here comes Paleo’s chocolatiest layer cake yet! Remember to pass on the whipped cream filling, and to make up for it, double up on the ganache glaze.
Recipe: Zenbelly Blog | Dark Chocolate Cake
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes
These adorable cupcakes are topped with Italian meringue frosting folded with strawberry preserves, giving these summery treats an added berry punch.
Recipe: Against All Grain | Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes
Almond Butter and Jelly Dessert Bars
Enjoy the grown-up version of a PB&J with this Paleo treat.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Almond Butter and Jelly Bars
Paleo Mini Quiches with Almond Flour Crust
These scallion, red pepper and bacon-filled quiches are baked in an almond flour crust, which puff up to become very filling and quite adorable little breakfasts.
Recipe: Paleo Grubs | Paleo Mini Quiches with Almond Flour Crust
Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
These minty-green, ice cream-topped chocolate cupcakes have a secret ingredient: avocado! The avocado adds healthy fat and color with no synthetic ingredients.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
These chewy, twisted breadsticks are a great accompaniment to pizza, spaghetti squash with sauce, or just straight up on their own!
Recipe: Paleo Grubs | Garlic Breadsticks
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
If you’re a sucker for raw cookie dough (and we know you are), this egg-free, safe-to-eat cookie dough can be whipped up and enjoyed by the jarful. Because let’s be honest – no one ever intended to bake them into cookies anyway.
Recipe: Wicked Spatula | Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Chocolate Pudding Pie
Get ready for the holiday season and start practice-baking this decadent pie! It boasts an almond flour crust, a sweet, creamy chocolate filling, and whipped coconut cream topping.
Recipe: Deliciously Organic | Chocolate Pudding Pie
Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie
Combine two great things with this Paleo cinnamon roll apple pie, chock full of cinnamon, apples and a whipped coconut cream glaze.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie
Fresh Strawberry Bread
What makes this fruity bread so moist? Coconut yogurt!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Fresh Strawberry Bread
Give the Girl Scouts a run for their money with this homemade version of a seasonal classic! This blog also features a Paleo version of America’s second favorite Girl Scout cookie: Samoas.
Recipe: Elena’s Pantry | Thin Mints
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