Healthy Very Vanilla Sugar Cookies

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Sugar cookies aren’t just for Christmas.  This recipe combines gluten-free and dairy-free ingredients with Vital Proteins Vanilla Collagen Peptides for the ultimate healthy twist to the classic sugar cookie.  This recipe will surely satisfy your sweet tooth.


2 c. blanched almond flour + 1 tsp. for dusting
1/4 c. honey or maple syrup
1 egg
2 tsp. unsalted butter or coconut oil
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/2 c. Vital Proteins Vanilla Collagen Peptides


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the dough ingredients in a food processor and process until a smooth ball of dough forms, about 30 seconds.
  3. Flatten the ball of dough into a disk approximately 1⁄2” thick.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 20 minutes.
  5. Roll the dough out between two sheets of parchment paper, keeping it 1⁄4” in thickness.
  6. Remove the top sheet and sprinkle the top of the dough with 1 tsp. flour, rubbing it in slightly with your fingers.
  7. Dip a cookie cutter in a little flour then cut your shapes, peeling away excess dough as you work. Gather the excess dough into a ball and re-roll it.
  8. Bake the cookies on a tray lined with parchment paper for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Cool completely on a wire rack.

With healthy recipes like this, you can have your cookie and eat it too 🙂

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  1. Mary Blackburn on December 20, 2017 at 11:48 pm

    These look delicious! I was a little concerned about the Vital Proteins Vanilla Collagen Peptides, but after checking it out, I don’t see any thing that may contain gluten. I may have to try these. Thanks.

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