Quinoa Almond Crescent Cookies

Updated: Jun 06, 2023

Quinoa Almond Crescent Cookies
General Information
  • Desserts
  • Sweet
  • 37 minutes
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free
  • 25-30 cookies


  • 3/4 cups of almond flour
  • 1/4 cup of HerbaZest Red Quinoa Flour
  • 1/3 cup of pecan (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of vegan butter (or dairy butter)
  • 3 tablespoons of powdered sugar (or powdered sugar substitute)
  • Salt (a pinch)


These crescent cookies are made with gluten-free flours from almonds and quinoa, making them a wonderful option if you are looking for a wholesome and flavorful treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. Their nuttiness, tenderness, and melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness will add charm to this season and beyond.

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (162°C).
  2. Mix almond flour, quinoa flour, powdered sugar, vanilla, butter, and salt in a bowl until well combined.(5 minutes)
  3. Mix in chopped pecans.(2 minutes)
  4. Form dough into a long log and cut it into 25-30 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a log and shape into a crescent shape.(10 minutes)
  5. Place them on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes.(20 minutes)
  6. Then take out of the oven and set aside to cool completely. Then coat them in powdered sugar or dip them in melted chocolate. Enjoy!