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Gluten Free Pfeffernusse Cookies

Sandi Gaertner
Easy gluten free pfeffernusse cookie recipe
4.87 from 29 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Gluten Free Dessert Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 185 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free flour blend (*Note, my flour blend has xanthan gum included. If yours doesn't, add 1 teaspoon.)
  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 stick of butter melted (1/2 cup)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • powdered sugar for dusting after the cookies have cooled


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients.
  • Whisk to blend.
  • In a small bowl, add all wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  • Mix well.
  • Use a cookie scoop to drop dough balls onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until done.
  • Remove and move to a cooling rack.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Drop each cookie into powdered sugar and toss to coat.


Allow your cookies to cool before rolling them in the powdered sugar!


Calories: 185kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 3gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 88mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16g
Keyword gluten free pfeffernusse, pfeffernusse cookies
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