33 Amazing Almond Dessert Recipes

Will all the almond lovers please stand up?!

Almonds are the perfect go-to healthy snack, with all of their healthy fats and protein, there’s a lot to love!

But almonds also lend themselves amazingly to a bunch of desserts, whether it be amaretto cookies or coffee cake or even olive oil cake.

There are so many delicious almond dessert recipes just waiting to be made, and we’ve collected the best of the best for you!

You can bake these recipes with your fellow almond lovers or perhaps bring one of these delicious dishes to the next office potluck.

Here are 33 almond dessert recipes you must try!


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1. Grain-Free Amaretto Cookies

amaretto cookies

The classic Italian cookie now as a healthy gluten-free, vegan, keto, and paleo recipe!

Grain-Free Amaretto Cookies made with almond flour and no added sugars or oils will be a delicious addition to the dessert platter!

2. Grain-Free Italian Wedding Snow Balls


This almond-based recipe for Grain-Free Italian Wedding Snowball Cookies is gluten-free, vegan, paleo, keto, and sugar-free!

Just 4 ingredients, they’re a healthy low-carb addition for the Christmas cookie tray!

3. Apricot Frangipane Tart with Almond Crust

apricot frangipane

This Apricot Frangipane Tart is a delicious French pastry with an almond shortbread crust, almond cream and roasted apricots.

4. Gluten Free Almond Flour Biscottis

almond flour biscotti

Almond flour biscotti are the perfect Italian cookies to pair with a warm cup of coffee or tea.

They are bursting with almond flavor!

5. Almond Cherry Clafoutis

almond cherry clafoutis

Simple Almond Cherry Clafoutis is a classic French dessert made with seasonal fresh cherries and basic baking ingredients.

Ready in under an hour, this custard-y flan like dessert is fancy cooking with minimal effort.

6. Italian Pignoli Cookies

These 4 ingredient Italian Pignoli Cookies are made with almond paste, egg whites, sugar and pine nuts.

Super easy to make and the result is so light and airy with a chewy inside!

7. Pralines Roses

pralines roses

These pralines roses or French pink pralines are a delicious sweet treat from Lyon in France.

With just four ingredients they are a cheap and impressive no bake dessert.

8. Toblerone Cheesecake

Toblerone cheescake

This no bake Toblerone cheesecake will satisfy your chocolate almond cravings.

With chocolate almond meal base and lashings of Toblerone, yum!

9. Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

These almond flour peanut butter cookies are vegan, gluten free, have the nutty flavor of almond flour and the rich taste of peanut butter.

They’re made with just five simple ingredients, so they’re sure to become a new family favorite!

10. Almond Coffee Cake Ring

almond coffee cake ring

This Almond Coffee Cake Ring or tea ring is a slightly sweet yeast bread filled with almond paste and cream cheese and made into a wreath-shaped pastry.

It’s baked until golden and then drizzled with icing.

11. Almond Roca Brittle

almond roca brittle

This Almond Roca Brittle is the stuff your crispy, buttery, toffee dreams are made of!

This is my most requested Christmas recipe EVER, and I made pounds and pounds of it yearly!

12. Scandinavian Almond Bars

scandinavian almond bar

Scandinavian almond bars are made with almond extract, slivered almonds and vanilla glaze.

It’s easy to make in large batches for the holidays.

13. Cherry Almond Biscotti

cherry almond biscotti

This Cherry Almond Biscotti is crisp to perfection and easy to make!

14. Blackberry Almond Cake

blackberry almond cake

This Blackberry Almond cake is made from tender fluffy almond cake and delicious blackberry filling and frosting.

15. Gluten Free Lemon Cake

gluten free lemon cake

Almond lemon cake is light, delicious and easy to make.

A beautiful snacking cake that tastes incredible.

16. Zimmerstern (German Cinnamon Star Cookies)


Zimmerstern (German Cinnamon Star Cookies) are delicious Christmas cookies!

A gluten free recipe made with almonds, lemon, cinnamon, powdered sugar, and egg whites.

17. Apricot Crumble Bars

apricot crumble bars

These delicious Apricot Crumble Bars are a fun dessert recipe!

Jammy apricot layered with crumbly sweet almond.

18. Olive Oil Cake

olive oil

Moist olive oil cake is an easy, one-bowl almond-flavored cake that’s a great alternative to pound cake.

This simple cake recipe is made with pantry staples and takes almost no prep work to make.

19. Rocky Road Chocolate Sheet Cake

Rocky Road Sheet Cake is a moist homemade chocolate sheet cake topped with melty marshmallows, rich chocolate frosting, and chopped almonds!

20. Mary Berry’s Bakewell Tart 

mary berry's bakewell tart

Bakewell tart is a classic British dessert that is an almond lover’s dream!

Easy to make and perfect for the holidays!

21. Almond Flour Blackberry Muffins

These gluten-free blackberry almond flour muffins are the best way to start your day.

They’re healthy, nutritious and easy to make.

22. Vegan Galette des Rois

This vegan galette de rois or king cake is a dairy-free take on a classic French dessert.

A creamy almond filling with a hidden trinket or nut is baked between flaky layers of dairy-free puff pastry.

23. Almond Shortbread Cookies

These Almond Shortbread Cookies are the most delicious, buttery and crumbly cookies ever. 

24. Almond Orange Cake

This Flourless Almond Orange Cake is the most delicious, light and moist cake ever!

This incredibly flavourful cake that is both Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free, and perfect for afternoon tea or a special occasion like Passover.

25. Pear Frangipane Tart

This classic Pear Frangipane Tart, called Tarte Bourdaloue in French, makes a delicious Autumn and Winter dessert that is full of flavours and texture.

26. Vanilla Almond Flan

vanilla almond flan

Need a make ahead dessert?

This vanilla almond flan recipe will impress even the toughest critics.

27. Italian Cookies

These Italian cookies are soft, almond flavored cookies topped with icing and colorful sprinkles.

A classic dessert that’s perfect for the holidays or any other special event. 

28. Scandinavian Almond Cake

This is an extraordinary Scandinavian almond cake, a crunchy spongy almond meringue covered with vanilla custard cream. 

29. Vegan French Apple Tart

Delicious vegan french apple tart with a homemade almond frangipane filling.

30. Vegan Molasses Ginger Cookies

These moist and chewy almond flour molasses cookies are gluten free, oil free and vegan, but you’d never guess it!

31. Pear and Raspberry Cake

This pear and raspberry cake is the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

32. Almond Pudding

almond pudding

You can make this delicious almond pudding in less than 20 minutes.

This custard base pudding is gluten-free and so easy to make!

33. Italian Ricotta Almond Cake with Blueberries

Easy to make Italian Ricotta Almond Cake that is tender and moist, stuffed with juicy blueberries and a crunchy sugar topping.

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