gluten free almond snowball cookies with chocolate drizzle on a plate

Almond Snowball Cookies

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 min
  • total_time Total Time: 10 minutes
  • yield Yield: 15-17 1x
  • category Category: Cookies
  • method Method: No Bake
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


Easy no bake Almond Snowball Cookies – a Christmas classic made with 6 ingredients, naturally sweetened and done in 10 minutes! These Snowball Cookies are a must make this holiday season! 



  • 2 cups blanched almond flour
  • 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut + 1/4 cup for coating
  • 1/3 cups pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 12 tablespoons of water
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate melting wafers


  1. In a medium bowl add almond flour, 2 cups shredded coconut, maple syrup, almond extract and vanilla bean paste. Using a spatula mix everything together until it forms a ball. You may need to add 1-2 tablespoons of water to get desired texture. (you want to be able to roll mixture into little balls but not have it stick to your hands)
  2. Once the almond cookie mixture is done. Roll into 1″ balls and in remaining shredded coconut. Place on parchment paper.
  3. To a small bowl add dark chocolate melting wafers. Melt in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring throughout until the chocolate is completely melted.
  4. Drizzle chocolate over the almond snowball cookies.
  5. Serve.


  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 181
  • Sugar: 8 g
  • Sodium: 12 mg
  • Fat: 16 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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